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June 20, 2010

Some thoughts from the Guardian

Filed under: Football — notyalcsdrawkcab @ 10:30 am

I usually dig the way the Guardian looks at footy.  And their not being Aussie, I usually expect them to look at things with a bit of objective distance, which we don`t always get with our own media.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2010/jun/19/world-cup-2010-australia-ghana

One piece from this article

He did not like the decision much, protesting with some justification that a fiercely hit shot from close range had hit him on the arm without giving him a chance to get out of the way, but the difficulty for Roberto Rosetti was that a goalbound shot had been stopped by an arm, whether the arm moved towards the ball or not. The laws demanded it had to be a penalty, and once that decision was made the present regulations insist a sending off must follow.

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