FIFA rejects proposal for extra referees

FIFA have today officially rejected a proposal to have the experimental system of having five referees involved in every match fast-tracked for next summer’s World Cup.

FIFA will maintain one referee with two assistants and a fourth official for the finals.

They will open an inquiry into whether to bring in technology or have extra officials.

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