• As usual, confusion reigns when a referee explains
    I have been campaigning for decades now -- obviously, in a totally ineffectual way -- for a set of obligatory referee signals to be introduced in soccer so that we know, instantly, which offense has been called.
  • Players will suffer until rough play taken seriously
    After two weeks without watching any MLS games, I returned to the fray to watch Vancouver-Real Salt Lake. I fell asleep. Let's put that down to jet lag ... though I do believe that, had there been any great excitement in the game, I would have stayed awake.