Events in England and Spain over the last week showed once again that football desperately needs technology in order to maintain its credibility with fans, in the present and in the future.
In the English Premier League this past weekend, Chelsea maintained their title hopes by beating Tottenham thanks to a goal that wasn’t and another that was scored in an offside position.
Meanwhile, in the Champions League, the semifinal between Real Madrid and Barcelona was damaged when the match referee wrongly sent off a Real player after he had not made contact with his opponent. FULL POST
Okay Liverpool FC it’s time. Caretaker manager Kenny Dalglish deserves to be handed a nice meaty contract now! What more must the King do?
Having taken over from the unpopular Roy Hodgson (who’s since done very well at West Brom) Dalglish has secured 27 points from 14 league games -– and for a considerable amount of that time he’s been without influential captain Steven Gerrard.
The Kop loves him, fans all around the world love him and it’s obvious his players love him too. I saw that first hand at Anfield in March when the Reds crushed arch-rivals Manchester United 3-1. I must say, I quite enjoyed that victory! FULL POST