• Monday, 27 February 2012

    That's Conference! #12

    Not the players this time, but a systemic failure of officialdom at the Milan v Juventus game at the weekend. First, Sulley Muntari's header was adjudged not to have crossed the line. The referee appears to award it, but the lino has other ideas despite being in a great position:

    Later in the game, was this the officials making up for their earlier blunder? Same lino incorrectly flagging Alessandro Matri offside. Bonus points for Matri making the prayer-hands gesture. "Mother of god, how could I be offside", he seemms to say in that wonderfully idiosyncratic Italian way:

    That's Conference!

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