Hanging Judge | Inconsistency in refereeing standards leads to rude player behaviour

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Referee Damir Skomina awards Jordi Alba of FC Barcelona a yellow card during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Picture: Manu Fernandez / Getty Images
Referee Damir Skomina awards Jordi Alba of FC Barcelona a yellow card during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Picture: Manu Fernandez / Getty Images

HANGING JUDGE | SPORT

First of all, let me say how good it is to be back writing for City Press. I missed reading all your comments and good wishes. I cannot continue without expressing my sincere condolences to the family and friends of my good friend S’Bu Mseleku, who passed away this week.

We had known each other since my refereeing days in South Africa in the 1980s and 1990s. I always found him to be a gentle, humble man and a credit to humanity. Slow to anger and quick with wit and laughter. S’Bu, you will be dearly and sorely missed. Humanity is worse off for your passing. May you rest in peace in the arms of the Lord. His gain is our loss.

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