Monday, November 29, 2010

Strike One?

Thanks to Ken for bringing this issue forward.

Scottish referee strike forces 15 weekend games to be cancelled as decisions row threatens to drag on

A bitter strike by referees has forced the cancellation of almost three-quarters of all football matches in Scotland’s professional leagues this weekend.

The six fixtures scheduled in the Scottish Premier League – the country’s top flight – will go ahead following the last-minute arrival of officials from Israel, Malta and Luxembourg.

But all 15 games in Scottish Football League – the three divisions below – have been axed after more than 30 referees downed whistles. ...

Full story here, courtesy of Mail Online.

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