This week’s news and video updates Posted on 20 May 201320 May 2013 by sambayley With thanks to Mal Davies for his findings from the news… Alan Wiley discusses incidents from games last weekend Webb calls for tougher racism stance Mark Halsey to retire and join BT Sport and also here FIFA : Referee trios for Confederations Cup : 15th to 30th June 2013 in Brazil plus more here and here MLS : Paul Rejer comments on a difficulty an AR has in his role MLS : ‘Referee Week’ — an introduction FRANCE : Referee error in shootout. Team offer to replay the semi-final. Replay granted. HOLLAND : Player accidentally tackles referee ITALY : Racist chants halt Milan game. Roma fined £42,000. Blatter unhappy. SPAIN : Spanish shuffle officials as calls for higher standards get louder “Football Referees? You must be joking” — very good book of jokes about referees — laugh during the close season! YOU ARE THE REF Posted in Uncategorized.