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Sobers, Hinds named on Fifa’s referees list for new ‘gender-neutral’ officiating era

Referees Crystal Sobers and Cecile Hinds were selected on Fifa’s list of international referees for 2021, as the governing body enters a new era of ‘gender-neutral’ officials—which means that there is no longer a women’s category and female officials can be deployed in men’s competitions. Sobers and Hinds can therefore …

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Mv’t Caledonia booted out of Ascension after brawl with referees; club insist their official was struck first 

Morvant Caledonia AIA were disqualified from the Ascension Invitational Tournament tonight, as a result of their behaviour in the aftermath of Wednesday evening’s fixture against Defence Force at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. The decision was relayed via a press statement by tournament organiser Richard Ferguson, who is also …

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“My personality is my strength!” T&T’s Crystal Sobers named second best ref in Concacaf 

Trinidad and Tobago referee Crystal Sobers was the only local football representative on the honours list yesterday as Concacaf toasted the best talent in the confederation for 2018. Sobers, who officiated at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup and Women’s Under-20 Championship, finished second among the confederation’s top women’s referees, …

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Referee attack was “a heinous crime” but La Brea minor league says stopping football means conceding to terrorists

La Brea Off Season Football League executive member Callum Marshall has likened the assault on referee Michael London to a terrorist attack and urged stakeholders to help improve the minor league competition rather than shut it down. London, an elite referee, was hospitalised with bruised ribs and a hairline fracture …

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