Posts tagged: Pierluigi Collina

Tunnel of Shove

It seems that FIFA can’t leave well enough alone. Despite Pierluigi Collina having dealt sensibly and effectively with the trouble at half-time in the England v. Turkey game, they still want to study the film of the incident. Read more ›››

When the Ref is the Star

In the aftermath of England’s match against Turkey yesterday, it has to be said that Pierluigi Collina is undoubtedly THE best referee in the world of football. How many other refs would get a standing ovation from the crowd before the game? Okay, so maybe the Turkish supporters were trying to influence him, but I doubt it. He doesn’t strike me or anyone as the sort of character who can be swayed by mere flattery. Read more ›››