I try very hard not to pinpoint referees when finding reason for defeat; after all, I don’t want to become Arsene Wenger. I’m also one of those irritating people who attempt to stick up for the odd missed penalty decision here and there because it’s become virtually impossible for one man to spot every action of 22 professionals who are being trained to con, exploit and gain advantage. That said, what I simply can not defend is the absolutely preposterous rulebook they follow and the sheer fact that they are willing to go along with it. It is time for this nonsense to stop.

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