Wednesday, October 28, 2009
FIFA Changes the Rules
FIFA has changed the away goal rule at the worst possible time for New Zealand.
In the past away goals have only counted in normal time, not
extra time, but now for the first time away goals will count
in extra time, what would possessed FIFA to make this
critical change, three weeks before the New Zealand versus
Perhaps some in FIFA are trying their best to please the
Bahrain royal family??? If you were a cynical person you
would be watching FIFA officials very closely to see if
they have any new gold watches on their wrist.
Perhaps its unfair to go that far, but it seems crazy to make such
a dramatic rule change to the most important football in the two
All I can say is that I will be watching the performance of the
Ref more closely now.