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From: Manx Gunner on 26 Jun 2010 12:07
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:56:35 GMT, Diabolik wrote...
> "Manx Gunner" <goal(a)4thegunners!com> wrote in message
> > On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:30:59 GMT, Diabolik wrote...
> >> > Part of the problem is people thinking that it matters whether or not
> >> > it's deliberate in all cases. It doesn't.
> >> Of course it does. It has to be intentional.
> > Of course it doesn't, as numerous officials have stated in the past.
> > If your arm is away from your body and stops the ball on the line, it's
> > a penalty - period
> Not it isn't, only if it's intentional. Look up the rules.
Tell it to the officials.
From: Clément on 26 Jun 2010 12:29
<KaiserD2> escreveu na mensagem
> Latin America has one quarterfinalist and is guaranteed two more,
Actually one more, as Brazil and Chile play each other. Of course, Argentina
is a heavy favorite against Mexico.
> plus Paraguay has an excellent chance to make it four!
From: Deeppe on 26 Jun 2010 13:08
On Jun 26, 8:16 am, Manx Gunner <goal(a)4thegunners!com> wrote:
> Ideally, referees should not have to determine intent.
Not ideally, that's the norm drilled into referees. Intent shmintent,
what did they "do" .
The expectation at this level of play is that the athlete has
exceptional body control and little that happens is accidental, but by
From: HASM on 26 Jun 2010 13:18
"Mark V." <markvanderv1(a)yahoo.com> writes:
> Interesting. Did you know that you can't hold your shinguard in your
> hand and whack at the ball? Or that the word "handball" does not
> appear in the laws?
All referees in the group will know.
It's "handling the ball" of course.
From: Starcade on 26 Jun 2010 13:27
On Jun 26, 7:03 am, Manx Gunner <goal(a)4thegunners!com> wrote:
> 7,000+ empty seats? Embarassing for both FIFA and South Africa.
> Gamewise, Uruguay dodge a bullet in the 2nd minute as Park Jisung is on
> a good run, has two teammates with him in good positions each, and flubs
> his attempt to pass to one of them. A good pass and South Korea is on
> the board in the 2nd minute, I think.
The empty seats are no real surprise. The Africans could not support
coming out to the matches on their own accord. Too poor.