Friday, March 18, 2011
UEFA : Respect......
So....continuing my rant of the other day, I now see these last few days on TV that UEFA have spent a bunch of money on advertising to promote the fact that with 5 officials "now we see more". Oh do you? What a load of balls. The other 5...(2 lineos, 2 behind the goals, and the so called "4th official") are only there to back up the ref, and (I think) are told not to intervene (because clearly they don't).
I still don't get why they don't want to use technology. As in American football or cricket.....if a coach thinks the refs have made a bad judgement....let then have say 2 challenges per game, in order to get the right call. Refs are human and make mistakes, what's the problem with admitting it? I don't think it would detract from the game's flow....and as seen in other sports, it actually builds atmosphere, creates another advertising opportunity (and therefore money), and doesn't take a huge amount of time.
You shouldn't laugh at old people taking a fall.....but here's a exception.
Posted by Guiri at 1:16 PM