Yes. The whole point is that if you took the basic step of getting vaccinated, you won’t be punished even if you got a breakthrough outbreak, but if you didn’t, then that’s on you. Which I think is a sensible approach.
I don’t understand why Southgate doesn’t start Grealish but always subs him in. He’s been excellent every time he’s on, is it just that Southgate thinks he doesn’t have enough of an engine to go the full 90/120?
I just heard Atomic Kitten’s “Southgate You’re the One” version of “Whole Again” and man, naff as it is, that song takes me back. Can’t imagine what it’s like to be in England and probably inundated with footie songs all day
I too remember those days and love that rule change. But I think what you do is similar to that – crack down on the actual time wasting behavior and make rules to change those behaviors, not introduce a clock system that carries potential for all sorts of other unforeseen consequences. I’d be...
You are truly counter-clock wise.
Time wasting isn’t great but I suspect having a bunch of clocks and changing the time stoppage rules is going to have the potential for counter-productive impact. Players who now become more acutely aware of time left might play even more defensively, for example.
This is where I stand - I understand the modern motivation to go down easily, and what Sterling didn't isn't particularly different from other players. What I find irritating about Italian flopping isn't that they go down easily on contact, it's that they often then go bugging the referee to...
“World’s richest referee” Bjorn Kuipers will ref the final. Edit: he reffed the England-Italy game in the 2014 World Cup (Italy won 2-1)
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