Horacio Elizondo on sending off Zinédine Zidane

Back in April, I was lucky enough to interview Horacio Elizondo, the Argentine referee who sent off Zinédine Zidane during the 2006 World Cup final, following Zidane's headbutt on Marco Materazzi. That interview is going to be published in issue eleven of The Blizzard, and on Wednesday, they released a short excerpt from it as a... Continue Reading →

A mixed day in Avellaneda

2006 World Cup Final referee Horacio Elizondo took charge on Thursday of the AFA's new Refereeing Training committee, which replaces the previous 'School of Referees'. But the real news came in Avellaneda, where Racing are in the headlines after yet another fans' protest against their regime, and Independiente are rather happier with themselves - or... Continue Reading →

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