Ryan O'Reilly Gets Sweet Unintentional Assist From Referee

GIF<p>The official box score from tonight’s Maple Leafs-Sabres game says that this Ryan O’Reilly goal was unassisted, but the tape shows …


Alli is trying to trick the referee - Jenas

Match of the Day 2 pundits Alan Shearer and Jermaine Jenas believe Dele Alli needs to cut diving from his game after the Spurs midfielder was involved in another controversial incident against Crystal Palace on Sunday.<p><b>MATCH REPORT:</b>Crystal Palace 0-1 Tottenham


Pochettino feels sorry for referees amid VAR drama

After some bizarre incidents during an FA Cup win over Rochdale, the Tottenham boss sympathised with match officials<p>Mauricio Pochettino said he feels sorry for match officials after a string of video assistant referee (VAR) decisions marred Tottenham's FA Cup win against Rochdale.<p>Fernando Llorente …


Referee Ejects Arizona Cheerleader

An Arizona cheerleader hit the showers early after being ejected for shouting something at a referee midway through the second half of the Wildcats’ …

Arizona State University

Tottenham in cheat storm as Virgil van Dijk accuses Harry Kane and Erik Lamela of conning penalties from referee

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has accused Tottenham's Harry Kane of diving to win a penalty in Tottenham's thrilling 2-2 draw at Anfield.<p>Referee …


Tony Chapron: French referee gets six-month ban - half of which is suspended

<b>A referee who aimed a kick at a player then sent him off has been banned for six months, half of which is suspended.</b><p>Tony Chapron fell to the ground when his heels were clipped - apparently accidently - by Nantes' Diego Carlos during a league match last month.<p>Chapron, 45, kicked out at the player, …

Pep Guardiola has marked the card of every referee - ludicrous comments about player protection will numb our game

Last Friday was the 35th anniversary of Aston Villa’s victory over Barcelona in the European Super Cup and, as I remember it, only one team tried to …


VIDEO: Referee Kicks & Sends Off Brazilian Defender in Mind-Blowing Incident During PSG Match

Ligue 1 official Tony Chapron was at the centre of attention during Paris Saint-Germain's trip to the Stade de la Beaujoire, with the 45-year-old …


Test match set to resume after uneven-bounce deliberations

12:48 PM ET<p>WATCH - Physio on call for both teams<p>The Wanderers pitch threw up wild variations in bounce and kept the batsmen and physio on guard<p>The …


Watch: Referee high-fives Los Yebenes player after awarding them a contentious goal

The Tercera Division club beat Alcobendas Sport 2-1 on Sunday to record their first win since October 12 – but the decisive goal was marred by …


High School Basketball Referee Loses Toupee In Hilarious Sequence

1,066<p>A Kentucky high school basketball game last week quite literally was hair-raising.<p>During a matchup between Hopkins County Central and Webster …


Kelechi Iheanacho makes history with first Video Assistant Referee goal in FA Cup tie

The Leicester City striker's second goal in his team's 2-0 FA Cup victory over Fleetwood Town was initially disallowed for offside.<p>But referee …


Arsene Wenger could get stadium ban after being accused of questioning Mike Dean's integrity

Arsene Wenger is facing the prospect of a stadium ban after being accused of questioning the integrity of referee Mike Dean and verbally abusing him in the official’s room after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.<p>Wenger was furious that West Brom were awarded a late penalty from …

English Premier League

Phil Jones admits Manchester United could face battle to stay in top four if results continue

Phil Jones admits Manchester United must act quickly to avoid being dragged into a battle to stay in the Premier League's top four.<p>United's faltering …

Manchester United FC

Phil Jones admits Manchester United could face fight to finish in top four

Phil Jones admits Manchester United must act quickly to avoid being dragged into a battle to stay in the Premier League's top four.<p>United's faltering …


Denilson: Football great slammed over female referee gesture

Brazilian World Cup winner Denilson has copped a dressing down over a cheeky gesture towards a female official.<p>The retired 40-year-old was playing in …

Real Betis

No fly zone - Murphy sees off table invader

Shaun Murphy shows who's boss as he removes an unwanted table guest - with help from the referee - to wrap up the second frame against Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final of the UK Championship.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> Murphy & O'Sullivan all square after first session

This ‘referee’ has a message to all Steelers fans after the Jesse James ‘no catch’ controversy

This referee has a message for all Steelers fans after the Jesse James catch/no-catch controversy.


Talking Rugby: Obsession with technology and TMO is killing the authority of the referee

Democracy has no place on a rugby pitch. The referee is the boss. Or he used to be.<p>Then along came cameras and technology and Television Match Officials. And if that intrusion were not potentially damaging enough, in came the touchy-feely inclinations of the modern era to engage and to …


'This referee is 1% human, 99% electric eel'

Worth the ticket price just to watch the referee, we reckon. Those moves are something else.<p>This ref is at least 99% electric eel 1% human being …


Dutch Player Banned for Three Years After Attacking Referee Following Red Card

A Dutch footballer has been handed a three-year ban for attacking a referee after being sent off.<p>The incident occurred in an amateur match in the …


Revealed: What David Silva said to Kevin De Bruyne in heated exchange during Napoli Champions League clash

As they sit at both the top of the Premier League and Champions League while scoring goals for fun, things look pretty good for Manchester City right …


Football : Referee sends off wrong Lille player

Lille's Edgar Ie was left stunned as he was mistakenly sent off by the referee in the dying moments of his side's 2-2 draw with Troyes in Ligue 1


Rugby player banned for 10 years for this shocking assault on a referee

A junior rugby player in New Zealand has been banned for 10 years after pleading guilty to striking a referee.<p>Maitland's Mark Meafua, 18, was playing …

Rugby Union

WATCH: Aussie teen strikes referee, gets 10-year ban!

2017-09-08 11:24<p>Cape Town - An Australian teenager has received a <b>10-year ban</b> after striking a referee during an Under-19 match.<p>Video footage showed …

News (South Africa)

Banned rugby player fought opponent on-field week before striking referee

A rugby player in the Hunter region of New South Wales banned from the game for 10 years for striking a referee was caught on camera apparently …

New South Wales

Player banned 10 years for referee shove

Sep 7, 2017<p>Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union have banned Mailtand player Mark Meafua for 10 years after he pleaded guilty to shoving a referee last …

Rugby Union

Rugby Rant: Back off, touchjudge

the referee needs more autonomy, writes BBC commentator and reporter Chris Jones. This Rant first appeared in the August issue of Rugby World<p>THERE IS …

Rugby Union

We hate the referee because he chooses to be a referee ... but should we?

He then tells you the story about the elderly River fan who was so incensed about the whistleblower's performance one night that he took out his …

Rugby Union

FIFA museum to honor legendary Israeli referee Abraham Klein

A collection Klein accumulated over 50 years as a referee is to be housed in the FIFA World Football Museum in Switzerland. The collection was due to …