UEFA wants the International Board, the game’s law-making body, to postpone Thursday’s expected decision authorising goalline technology and start further debate on the matter, general secretary Gianni Infantino said on Saturday.
Perhaps no other referee in history experienced the solo pursuit of honesty that Esse Baharmast faced in the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France. He faced global scrutiny for a critical decision that initially portrayed him as a villainous referee, but eventually led to his complete vindication.
Over 125 referees attended a special presentation by FIFA dignitary Peter Mikkelsen on July 19, 2010 in Culver City, CA. Mikkelsen shared insights from his spectacular career as a FIFA Referee and his latest experiences on the FIFA Referee Committee.