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# oi-ref - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Robot referees and genetically engineered 'super athletes': Here's the future of sport
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Robot referees and genetically engineered 'super athletes': Here's the future of sport

Aug 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 7,992 Views 7 Comments

The Sunday Game could look very different ten or twenty years from now.

# oi-ref - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'It was a weird few days': FA Cup final ref Oliver reflects on Buffon incident
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# Mixed Emotions

'It was a weird few days': FA Cup final ref Oliver reflects on Buffon incident

Apr 24th 2018, 4:33 PM 4,312 Views 10 Comments

Michael Oliver will take charge of the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium.

# oi-ref - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Goalkeeper controversially sent off for escorting pitch invader off the field
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Goalkeeper controversially sent off for escorting pitch invader off the field

Aug 25th 2015, 9:29 AM 10,010 Views 3 Comments

We’re not sure the referee has taken the correct decision here.

# oi-ref - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions
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Top-flight referee starts Facebook page to explain decisions

Aug 11th 2015, 8:22 PM 9,205 Views 2 Comments

Is this the future of refereeing?

# oi-ref - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Clint Dempsey went full Paul Galvin for his sending off last night
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Clint Dempsey went full Paul Galvin for his sending off last night

Jun 17th 2015, 11:05 AM 8,731 Views 6 Comments

His Seattle Sounders team finished with just seven men on the field.

# oi-ref - Monday 5 January, 2015

The Redzone: Cowboys Ted, Cowboys
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The Redzone: Cowboys Ted, Cowboys

Jan 5th 2015, 9:39 AM 3,645 Views 12 Comments

Dallas are through to the Divisional round of the playoffs after farcical scenes last night.

# oi-ref - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Loss of referee control at the heart of 2007's 'Battle of Bayonne' -- O'Driscoll
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Loss of referee control at the heart of 2007's 'Battle of Bayonne' -- O'Driscoll

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:00 AM 8,894 Views 1 Comment

Brian O’Driscoll appealed to Wayne Barnes to restore calm in an infamously unruly World Cup warm-up.

# oi-ref - Monday 31 March, 2014

We're used to fans questioning referee's eyesight but this is ridiculous
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We're used to fans questioning referee's eyesight but this is ridiculous

Mar 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 7,763 Views 4 Comments

Andy Garratt saw the fun in it though.

# oi-ref - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Irish referee floored after copping box-kick clearance to the face
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# Thwack

Irish referee floored after copping box-kick clearance to the face

Dec 24th 2013, 2:17 PM 4,251 Views 3 Comments

JP Doyle was left red-faced and red-earred at the weekend.

# oi-ref - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Didier Drogba nearly decapitated by Porto 'keeper, doesn't win free
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Didier Drogba nearly decapitated by Porto 'keeper, doesn't win free

Aug 4th 2013, 5:09 PM 5,182 Views 6 Comments

We’ve seen the Ivory Coast striker stay down under much lighter challenges.