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  2. Football referee Matt Conger overcomes character test before 'amazing' World Cup - Stuff.co.nz


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    Football referee Matt Conger overcomes character test before 'amazing' World Cup
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    Conger and his assistant referees Tevita Makasini​ of Tonga and Kiwi Simon Lount​ received good feedback for their work. Conger was also on a shortlist of officials for the last four matches. He was disappointed not to have been appointed one of them ...

  3. World Cup 2018: Dejan Lovren critical of referee and insists Croatia were better than France - The Independent


    The Independent

    World Cup 2018: Dejan Lovren critical of referee and insists Croatia were better than France
    The Independent
    Dejan Lovren believes that Croatia were the “better side” in the World Cup final against a France that “didn't play football”, but lost after the referee Nestor Pitana played “a big role”. The centre-half was also critical of the pitch invasion by ...
    Was referee right to give France penalty for Perisic handball? VAR controversy hits World Cup finaliNews
    'It kills you' – Luka Modric claims bad calls by the referee contributed to Croatia's World Cup final defeat to FrancetalkSPORT.com
    World Cup final VAR: BBC pundits slam referee over France vs Croatia decisionsExpress.co.uk
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  4. VAR: Former ref Steve Conroy calls for Scottish football to embrace new system - BBC Sport


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    VAR: Former ref Steve Conroy calls for Scottish football to embrace new system
    BBC Sport
    A former top referee has called on Scottish football to trial video assistants and believes it could be used in the Scottish Cup. Steve Conroy says VAR is here to stay and that eventually the game north of the border will have to get used to it. VAR ...
    Refereeing and VAR at the 2018 FIFA World Cup: A new era for footballFIFA.com
    World Cup 2018 final referee Nestor Pitana slammed for first-half of France vs Croatia by both BBC and ITV punditsThe Sun
    VAR: Should referee have awarded France penalty in World Cup final?Express.co.uk
    Evening Standard -Eurosport.co.uk
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  5. World Cup final 2018 pitch invasion: Pussy Riot claim responsibility as referee forced to suspend play - The Independent


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    World Cup final 2018 pitch invasion: Pussy Riot claim responsibility as referee forced to suspend play
    The Independent
    Russian activists Pussy Riot have claimed responsibility as play during the World Cup final between France and Croatia was briefly suspended at the Luzhniki Stadium after a number of fans invaded the pitch. France were 2-1 up and Kylian Mbappe had just ...
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    𝖕𝖚𝖘𝖘𝖞 𝖗𝖎𝖔𝖙 on Twitter: "NEWS FLASH! Just a few minutes ago four Pussy Riot members performed in the FIFA...Twitter
    World Cup final pitch invasion: Pussy Riot claim responsibility for interruptionYouTube

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  6. Caf bans Kenyan referee Aden Marwa from all football for life - BBC Sport


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    Caf bans Kenyan referee Aden Marwa from all football for life
    BBC Sport
    The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has banned Kenyan referee, Aden Marwa, from all football activities for life. The ruling comes after the referee was filmed by undercover journalist, Anas Aremayaw Anas, accepting money ahead of the Russia ...

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  7. VAR: Introduction in English Football League a 'fair way away' - BBC Sport


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    VAR: Introduction in English Football League a 'fair way away'
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    The English Football League is open to the possibility of implementing Video Assistant Referees, but chief executive Shaun Harvey says introducing it in league matches is a "fair way away". VAR was first used in a competitive game in England in January ...

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  8. England vs Croatia referee Cuneyt Cakir criticised for not spotting high foot in Ivan Perisic goal in World Cup semi ... - The Independent


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    England vs Croatia referee Cuneyt Cakir criticised for not spotting high foot in Ivan Perisic goal in World Cup semi ...
    The Independent
    The Turkish referee infamously sent Nani off for Manchester United in their Champions League clash with Real Madrid in 2013, to the fury of Sir Alex Ferguson, after deciding that the Portuguese had hit Alvaro Arbeloa with (of all things) a high foot ...
    England supporters fume as referee allows Croatia equaliserJOE.co.uk
    England vs Croatia referee Cuneyt Cakir: Alex Ferguson had CONSPIRACY theory over officialDaily Star
    Turkish referee Çakır to officiate semifinal between Croatia and EnglandDaily Sabah
    Hurriyet Daily News -Tuko.co.ke
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  9. Cuneyt Cakir: The lowdown on Croatia v England referee - SkySports


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    Cuneyt Cakir: The lowdown on Croatia v England referee
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    Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will take charge of England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia on Wednesday. The last-four showdown will be the 41-year-old's third match at this summer's tournament, and the sixth World Cup clash of his career having ...
    England vs Croatia referee named as Cuneyt Cakir, the man who...The Independent
    England vs Croatia referee: World Cup ref in VAR controversy oversees semi-finalExpress.co.uk

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  10. Ex Serie A referee has ALS - Football Italia


    Ex Serie A referee has ALS
    Football Italia
    Former Serie A referee Giuseppe Rosica has been diagnosed with ALS, the first official to have the condition after many players. The motor neurone disease, full name Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gherig's Disease, breaks down the control of ...

  11. World Cup final referee to be Argentine Nestor Pitana - SkySports


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    World Cup final referee to be Argentine Nestor Pitana
    SkySports
    Argentina's Nestor Pitana has been chosen by FIFA to referee Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow. The 43-year-old has already taken charge of four matches at the tournament in Russia. As well as being awarded the honour of ...
    Argentina's Pitana to referee World Cup finalEurosport.co.uk
    France vs Croatia: Pitana to referee 2018 FIFA World Cup final matchThe Punch

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