UK time is: 02:49:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Allardyce loving the new referee gadget

Big Sam has thrown his weight (no pun intended) behind a new innovation for referees, the motorised referee-mobile!

It is a simple device that is intended to allow officials to keep pace with highly athletic players and also to decrease the level of mistakes.

Big Sam is fully behind the new machines which will be tested in the Blue Square Premier next season.

For a pick of the device in question check out this link - http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sport/football/2915909/See-the-incredible-new-innovation-set-to-take-football-by-storm.html

Allardyce, speaking to the Sun newspaper said - "Players are athletes and we can`t expect refs to keep up with them for a full 90 minutes, so this gives them a real edge.

"We can no longer say the referee was nowhere near the incident because, with this, he will be.

"Finally refs and managers are listening to each other."

No word yet on if the ref-mobile will allow the ref to outpace Michel Salgado, although intial testing indicates this is highly likely.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 1 2010

Time: 10:40AM

Your Comments

My only reservation for this is that they are pretty massive!? will they get in the way?!
Mikey Delap
Yes, very good.
Shelfinduced
Almost had me! Good try Mikey, better luck next year!
fransavarese
What's the date today?
North Upper
close call!!! ha ha, and in the UK I still have 37 minutes left!!! lol
Mikey Delap
I'd give most refs a feckin white stick, especially after that Olssen dive!
merlin
Nice try Mr Mikey!!
Walker
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Linked With Lawrence?? (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Robbo Wants Out (Sunday November 16 2014)

Final Weekend Details Revealed (Sunday November 16 2014)

Break Comes At The Right Time (Thursday November 13 2014)

Fulham Ponder Tunnicliffe Recall?? (Wednesday November 12 2014)

Football Aid 2015 - Play at Ewood Park! (Monday November 10 2014)

Ten Up Next Stop Twenty!! (Monday November 10 2014)

Bowyer: We're Disappointed (Monday November 10 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Brentford 18 9 4 5 2 31
5. Ipswich 17 8 6 3 8 30
6. Watford 17 8 5 4 11 29
7. Blackburn 17 7 6 4 3 27
8. Charlton 17 6 9 2 2 27
9. Wolves 17 7 6 4 0 27
10. Norwich 17 7 5 5 6 26

Breaking League News

Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Reading : 22/11/2014 01:56:00
Wolves v Forest Match Preview
Forest : 21/11/2014 23:35:00
Cardiff : 21/11/2014 22:10:00
Boro look to maintain progress
Middlesbrough : 21/11/2014 21:55:00
LUFC Hockaday returns to football with Swindon
Leeds Utd : 21/11/2014 19:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Brighton & Hove Albion?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 10%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 8%
Duffy 8%
Olsson 8%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Evans 0%
Cairney (Off 80) 0%
Williamson 0%
Marshall 8%
Gestede (Off 90) 58%
Substitute: Conway (On 80) 0%
Substitute: Rhodes (On 90) 0%