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European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Four calls blown
08:00 Tuesday 24th December 2019

On the fourth day of football, UEFA gave to me Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's Round and It's White. Over the…

Bibiana Steinhaus: Belated progress, miles to go before we sleep
09:00 Thursday 24th August 2017

Bibiana Steinhaus is the first female referee in an elite UEFA league. Public opinion is on her side. Privately, some still question her promotion. I probably shouldn't be writing this. Bibiana Steinhaus doesn't need a man's approval…

Premier League
The Premier League's new diving ban: an early look
14:00 Monday 21st August 2017

With the first couple of rounds of Premier League games completed there is one issue that some of us may have forgotten about. This factor was introduced quite recently into the game. The new rule brought in last season was for diving, also…

Who Wants To Be A Match Official? Beuller? Beuller? Beuller?
08:30 Wednesday 22nd March 2017

While examining Gareth Southgate's unique selection headache as England manager, I came across an interesting statistic. According to Economics of Sport, England is among the easiest places to get a game, having more football clubs per capita…

Give Premier League Officials The Tools They Need And Until You Do, Give Them A Break
09:30 Thursday 9th March 2017

Twice in two days, now, I have found myself disagreeing with fellow Round and White authors. The first occasion was mostly semantic. Jordan Street believes Tyrone Mings fully intended to mash Zlatan Ibrahimović's brains to a pulp in the clash…

Five things that we hate about the modern game
13:30 Friday 3rd March 2017

As big football fans, we like to watch our favourite teams whether they play well or not so well. In some cases, if you can't make it to a certain game you can be lucky enough to catch it on television.  We're going to discuss the five things…