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What They're Saying
March 8th, 2014 12:14AM

TAGS:  referees


"PRO's decision to lock out the referees and use scab replacements presents a serious health and safety issue for our members. We will continue to monitor this situation closely, as it is our sincere hope that cooler heads will prevail, the parties will reach an agreement and PSRA officials will be back on the field as soon as possible."

-- MLS players union executive director Bob Foose on MLS using replacement referees after the officiating union and management failed to settle a labor dispute on the eve of the season openers. (Washington Post)

1 comment
  1. R2 Dad
    commented on: March 8, 2014 at 9:32 a.m.
    Only now have they noticed health and safety issues for their players? What about last year's hack-a-thon of a season? Those referees allowed all that to go on and no complaints were lodged then...???

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