The referee at the centre of Diego Maradona’s Hand of God goal at the 1986 World Cup has broken his silence about his decision to award one of the football’s most controversial goals to Argentina — and has claimed it was not his fault.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Match of the Century, they called it. There’s even a plaque on the wall of the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City to commemorate the delirious 4-3 win that sent Italy through to the final of the 1970 World Cup at the expense of West Germany.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
FRANCE’S most famous referee, Joel Quiniou, has attacked Thierry Henry for his handball goal against Ireland, but also claimed that referee Martin Hansson could have disallowed the effort had he asked the Barcelona star if there had been an infringement.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2009
RICKY HATTON is completing preparations for Saturday night’s Las Vegas super-fight against Jose Luis Castillo with a frightening intensity which lends weight to trainer Billy Graham’s claim that he will answer the opening bell in the best shape of his career.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2007