A dubious history of pre-World Cup clampdowns
Posted by Paul Gardner on May. 19, 1:44 a.m.
Every four years, as the World Cup rolls into sight, we get the news that the rules of the game are not quite as good as they ought to be. And so we learn that a minor change is necessary for the tournament to be played properly. Either that, or the referees are told that they need to be particularly ...