28 Apr '12 00:40>
Originally posted by scacchipazzoOnce I was a young fast player in beer belly squad hitting nothing with club refs who had a dubious whistle. But hey, he was sweating his *ss off in his spare time and it was all accepted that he was human and could make a mistake. He had a big belly too. And yes they were all authoritorian, pretty dumb, but he made our mouths shut, cause you didn't want to get sent off in the weekly big fun on saturday afternoon. 'Aaaaah ref' was all.
I don't argue with good yellows, but yellows for arguing are absurd! Too authoritarian. I would much rather see a power play style rule than outright ejections, especially for silly stuff like being last player and committing a foul. PK and ejection seems too much!I would also love for the tip of the elbow offsides to not eb called and offense given ben ...[text shortened]... ering goal and out of play called only when ball fully out. Football si a strange sport indeed!
In the amature leagues, refs are beaten and kicked off the pitch, are chased, are threatened with their lives. All these so called rights to argue are partly responsible for such behaviour. Football players are little children who want to win and hate to lose and have the tendency to make the other pay for whatever. They need guidance and authority to stick to the rules of the game or else they show what badness they have in their sleeves. So yes, the ref is the boss and you as a player have to accept whatever he says. Respect the ref, respect your opponent. Always.
Powerplay in football is often not an advantage.
I believe it's a disgrace when the last defender takes his opponent down. First, it's part of the game one is faster/smarter than you are, and secondly; there's still your goalkeeper. Don't you have any trust in him? it happens achance is missed. And don't you have any trust that you are able to score a goal as well? Stay home then and play chess 😉
Just like as it is with hockey (any ball on your foot in the circle, on purposely so or not, is a penalty corner), any handball in the box is a penalty. A handball is a handball, period. Stretching the rules leads to more agression in football.
Agree on the off side suggestion.
With your note about the ball fully cross the line (Wembley 1966 and more), don't you agree video control should be aloud to make the right descision?