What is VAR? The video assistant referee
Goal.comWhat is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League futureGoal.comPierluigi Collina, the legendary referee who now heads up FIFA's refereeing committee, is also happy. "We are in a sort of work in progress," the Italian said. "We see the very positive result we had but we are aware that we can improve. This is normal ...and more »
Posted on 7 July 2017 | 2:10 am
Antonio Cabrini names his Italy squad for
VavelAntonio Cabrini names his Italy squad for Women's Euro 2017VavelDuring the squad announcement, Pierluigi Collina, now chief of referees at UEFA and FIFA paid a visit to the Azzurre to show them the latest amendments in the rules and also explain to them changes like the fourth substitution in extra-time and also ...
Posted on 6 July 2017 | 5:06 am
Confed Cup shows Russia ready to host World
Khaleej TimesConfed Cup shows Russia ready to host World CupKhaleej Times"The VAR is a very positive tool for the sport as it helps referees avoid committing mistakes," said legendary former ref Pierluigi Collina, now chairman of Fifa's Referees Committee. "We are aware we can improve, but it would be very surprising after ...FIFA President Says He Wants To Introduce VAR At 2018 World CupSportsBusiness Daily (subscription)FIFA insists VAR is ending 'big' mistakes. But even when it is 'clearly wrong'?Inside World Footballall 817 news articles »
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 9:36 am
Gonalons arrives for Roma medical ahead of
Goal.comGonalons arrives for Roma medical ahead of €5m moveGoal.comMaxime Gonalons has arrived in Italy to undergo a medical ahead of his €5million move from Lyon to Roma. Roma posted an image of the 28-year-old posing with a club scarf on Twitter on Sunday after he flew in for a medical, which is expected to take ...and more »
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 12:36 pm
History will exonerate 'victim' FIFA,
Goal.comHistory will exonerate 'victim' FIFA, Blatter claimsGoal.comSepp Blatter has claimed "history will show FIFA is not corrupt" as the organisation struggles to rehabilitate its tarnished reputation. Former FIFA president Blatter announced his intention to step down in June 2015, six days after prominent officials ...and more »
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 10:15 am
Manchester United vs Club Brugge, Champions
Only Everton in 2005-06 missed out and that defeat by Villarreal was ultimately helped when Duncan Fergsuon's seemingly fair headed goal was ruled out by Italian referee Pierluigi Collina. Had the goal stood, it could have taken the match into extra-time.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 9:00 am
Pierluigi Collina calls for rule changes
Member of the UEFA Referees Committee Pierluigi Collina spoke about the need to reconsider some of football’s rules, namely calling for changes of the handball and offside rules. “Let us change the offside,” Collina said in an interview with Gazzetta ...
Posted on 13 February 2015 | 1:35 pm
Pierluigi Collina Crashes the Coolest
Youngsters rush to the pitch carrying the Champions League flag, a "hidden" audience is revealed and legendary referee Pierluigi Collina enters to referee the match. Thanks, MasterCard. Do you have five-a-side matches for the rest of us? [MasterCard ...
Posted on 13 February 2015 | 2:50 am
Pierluigi Collina wants changes to offside,
Pierluigi Collina was widely regarded as the world's best referee until his retirement in 2005. UEFA refereeing chief Pierluigi Collina says changes must be made to key rules of football, including offside, in order to make life easier for referees and ...
Posted on 12 February 2015 | 9:44 pm
12 reasons why being a football fan was
Refs these days get a lot of stick, but one who could do no wrong was Italian disciplinarian Pierluigi Collina. Accurate and no nonsense officiating from perhaps the best referee of all time. For most of us, this classic computer game was our first foray ...
Posted on 16 January 2015 | 10:18 pm