Valentin Ivanov: Give him a medal and put him in charge of the final.
I'm not usually much of an armchair pundit, but I'm going to get all Five Live on your ass today.
Don't you think that the way that the referees judgement during the
Apparently, alongside the ability to get a perfect vantage point, an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules, and the judgement of Solomon on each incident, referees are now expected to predict the future behaviour of players so that they can know how lenient to be early in the game.
Mr Ivanov's crime, it seems, was to 'lose control of the game' by booking a cheating fucker early on. Apparently, he should have known that both managers had instructed their players to play like cheating fuckers and he should have adjusted his use of the yellow card accordingly. That way, one of the teams of cheating fuckers would have emerged into the next round without as many cards next to their cheating fucking names for being cheating fuckers.
As far as I can see it, the game had almost the perfect outcome. One set of cheating fuckers can fuck off back to
A better outcome still would be to disqualify any side that picks up more than, say, six cards in a game? Then
Now back to Alan in the studio…..