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Where Refs Brandish Red The Most

Where Refs Brandish Red The Most

All football fans can think of a time when their team's chances in a game have been extinguished by a red card.

A game can flip on its head on the back of a rash challenge, but also as the result of a rash refereeing decision. The modern game moves so quickly, with officials having to make massive decisions in tiny amounts of time.

The infographic below looks at analysis by CIES Football Observatory showing the top flight leagues in Europe with the highest number of red cards per game for the season so far.

Surprisingly, officials from England and Wales came in third from bottom of the pile. Can you believe that?

Details are correct as of 27 March 2017.

Infographic: Where Refs Brandish Red the Most | Statista

Do you think referees applying their trade within England and Wales, in general do a good job?



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Writer:Cresswell
Date:Wednesday May 10 2017
Time: 2:43PM

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