Sepp Blatter finally issued a statement on World Cup refereeing. He also issued apologies…..but incredulously only to England and Mexico. Say what?!
Here’s a sampling from Sepp:
“I deplore the obvious refereeing mistakes we have seen. I understand the teams concerned are unhappy. I have personally said ‘I apologise for what happened’ to both England and Mexico….it’s not the end of the competition, it’s not the end of football. With the denial of the use of technology, we have to accept mistakes.”
In October-November we will present a new model on how to improve high-level refereeing.
Read all the rest here.