Referee Shows First Ever Green Card During World Football Cup Game

Referee Shows First Ever Green Card During World Football Cup Game

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The first ever green card in football history has been shown by a referee during the Conifa World Football Cup in London. The “intermidiate disciplinary measure” was brandished twice during Padania vs Tuvalu during this weekend’s tournament.
The competition, played between non-Fifa affiliated international teams, made a little bit of history with the revolutionary card shown.

The green card states the player must leave the field but can be replaced by a sub – should the side have replacements available.

Conifa rules claim: “A player who receives a green card must leave the field of play immediately, but can be replaced if his team have not used all of their substitutes.

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“A player receiving a green card is not excluded from his team’s next match.” On the landmark card being brandished, tournament organiser Paul Watson revealed: “We’d really like to clamp down on the dissent problem.

The first ever green card in football history has been shown by a referee during the Conifa World Football Cup in London. The “intermidiate disciplinary measure” was brandished twice during Padania vs Tuvalu during this weekend’s tournament.

The competition, played between non-Fifa affiliated international teams, made a little bit of history with the revolutionary card shown.

The green card states the player must leave the field but can be replaced by a sub – should the side have replacements available.

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Conifa rules claim: “A player who receives a green card must leave the field of play immediately, but can be replaced if his team have not used all of their substitutes.

“A player receiving a green card is not excluded from his team’s next match.” On the landmark card being brandished, tournament organiser Paul Watson revealed: “We’d really like to clamp down on the dissent problem.

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