Tag Archives: laws of the game

Time to stop getting shirty over celebrations
By L Dunsire |

As Rudi Skacel ended Hearts’ goal drought last month, firing a typically clinical finish past Inverness keeper Ryan Esson, something considerably more poignant was celebrated by the Czech midfielder. As he turned to receive the adulation from the Gorgie faithful he lifted his maroon jersey over his head, revealing a t-shirt underneath emblazoned with the [Read more]

The Long Arm of the Law: What REALLY constitutes a handball infringement?
By L Dunsire |

On Saturday afternoon, at Carrow Road, Blackburn Rovers manager Steven Kean looked on in disbelief as two valuable points were snatched away from him and his side in injury time against hosts Norwich City. Rovers had been leading 3-2, moments before the full time whistle, when referee Anthony Taylor awarded a penalty kick against Kean’s [Read more]