Referees in the media (week 35)

‘Referees in the media’ will be published each Monday on the Dutch Referee Blog and provides remarkable or interesting quotes and links to articles worth reading.

I was convinced the offence was just inside (the penalty area).

By Danny Makkelie, who admits his fault by giving a penalty instead of a free kick just outside the penalty area.

“We all like to be as anonymous as possible.”

Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard is happy that she was not in the newspapers because of her performances.

“I will be proud and thinking how fantastic it is to be here.”

Says Björn Kuipers before the European Supercup between Barcelona and Porto last Friday.

“We don’t want to see referees mobbed by players, where players run from long distances to crowd the ref. This could even be punished by a red card.”

Pierluigi Collina announces that referees should be more protected and offenders need to be punished harder.

Ik was er van overtuigd dat de overtreding er net binnen was.

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