Sin bin trials coming to football

So a blue card will be classed as the lowest punishment (10 minutes sin bin) but if there are 9 minutes left in a game then it is basically the same as a red card as that player won’t get back on but if he is booked he will get to stay on and finish the game
Not sure how you came to the conclusion it is the lowest punishment. At no time has that ever been stated. It's on a par with a yellow card but used for 2 current types of cautionable offence instead of the yellow. A blue/yellow or 2x blue also results in a red.

And if that is the case that players miss the last 10 mins it will result in far less 'blue card' offences in those periods. A lot of dissent offences and deliberate attack-stopping fouls happen in those times so it potentially will change how games play out compared to currently.
 
Orange is half way between yellow and red. How good would it be to see a mhank in a grey and green shirt walking off under an orange card
 
Don't be scared of a new rule to improve the game. It will either prove popular or it won't. Remember the Silver goal and the golden goal that Fifa trialled. It wasn't popular with fans, players and TV companies and so it got ditched.
 
Don't be scared of a new rule to improve the game. It will either prove popular or it won't. Remember the Silver goal and the golden goal that Fifa trialled. It wasn't popular with fans, players and TV companies and so it got ditched.

Hopefully the case here. An absolutely abysmal idea.
 
Don't be scared of a new rule to improve the game. It will either prove popular or it won't. Remember the Silver goal and the golden goal that Fifa trialled. It wasn't popular with fans, players and TV companies and so it got ditched.
Are the idiots running the game incapable of gathering opinions from such sources before introducing more nonsense?
 
Love when they add in rules nobody is asking for and ignore the things people want. Paul Merson and co are correct about this slowing and ruining the game, you’ll have players going down with injuries in that 10 mins, slowing down play, time wasting - it’s the fans that lose out. Hope it doesn’t last long.
 
First thing I thought of was Shinnie taking a "blue' for the team then getting back on the pitch rather than sent off (not that he does get sent off against us obvs)
 
Just rip up the football rules and replace them with ice hockey ones. Subs nearly there...
Sin bin?.... check.
What next 3 half hour thirds?
 
Great. Yet more ways for our corrupt officials to affect games…
Can you imagine Collum and his fellow paedo lovers having this type of power during a game. Half our team would be missing and half of any team playing the paedos would be missing if it’s down to his interpretation. Excruciatingly bad idea. Keep it simple and carry on.
 
Its just going to cause more arguments what merits a blue card and whats to stop refs from sin binning one of our best players in a game against them for nothing
Imagine, title decider against the scum, all square, winner takes all, 12 minutes to go and Butland complains about a shove to Collum. Binned for 10 minutes. Aye right.
 
Why a blue card ,they could have first yellow 15 minutes in the bin,2nd yellow your off no need to confuse our world class referees with having to think too much, oh sorry forgot about var.
 
I’m always a bit wary of new rules coming in and I think it will spoil the game or we don’t need to change but I’m sure fans at the time of any change might think that.

The pass back rule, allowing substitutions and the debate on number of them, bringing in red and yellow cards, playing extra time and penalties, number of points for a win etc etc all cam in and changed the game yet now we think nothing of it.

I do think discipline could be improved upon. 10 minute sun bin for yellow card in rugby works welol. Things from rugby I’d take have in football which would improve discipline is captains only people who talk to refs and the refs being mic’ed which you would hope made a difference in the language used towards the ref and it would keep the referee honest with nothing to hide if they are reffing honestly
In fairness there is something in the fact that if we play and anyone is sent off against us it usually right at the end of the game and then the benefit goes to the next team that plays. We never get the pros of the cards but always get the cons of being fouled the whole game. It's not just us this happens to as well. I also don't know if I like the idea of scottish refs having that kind of power.
 
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They should just leave the game alone, always trying to tinker with something that's worked for 150 years. Cunts have %^*& all better to do.
 
Not sure how you came to the conclusion it is the lowest punishment. At no time has that ever been stated. It's on a par with a yellow card but used for 2 current types of cautionable offence instead of the yellow. A blue/yellow or 2x blue also results in a red.

And if that is the case that players miss the last 10 mins it will result in far less 'blue card' offences in those periods. A lot of dissent offences and deliberate attack-stopping fouls happen in those times so it potentially will change how games play out compared to currently.
So why bother with a blue card at all then, just make a yellow card a sin bin offence

Edit: and by the way i think the sin bin is a ridiculous idea
 
It will only help them, imagine a player playing against them is having a great game and they are behind.

The refs up here will be out with that blue card to help the tinkers haha.
lol!! I meant to write benefit Celtic. Still steaming from last night this morning… Rangers players will get sin binned while they still get away with multiple fouls
 
What a load of garbage , we have var right now that they cant get right and now they want to f@$k up the game by adding a sin bin.

It's like the people in charge are bored and trying to justify their positions, the current card system if used right works why mess with it.
 
A time-out is a whole world away from a sin bin.
One is a tactical break, the other is a punishment.
Basketball was invented in Canada (or at least invented by a Canadian) just like Ice Hockey.

And this isn't "coming into football" it's already in football, just not at the highest levels.

Other than that, you make a good point. :D
:rolleyes:
 
They really are hell bent on destroying the once beautiful game. Step out of line and you're yellow carded. Do it again and you're off. Absolutely no need for some sort of halfway house, which is open to all sorts of abuse and will ruin the flow of the match. Bit of a flare up and suddenly you've got 10 v 9 or something stupid like that for 10 minutes. Utter nonsense.
The game’s been messed with enough, I agree there’s no need for anymore ruling that’s just going to get abused and cause more anger and controversy.
 
The game’s been messed with enough, I agree there’s no need for anymore ruling that’s just going to get abused and cause more anger and controversy.
Manager after manager pointed out the very obvious flaws in interviews over the weekend. The fact it's even made it to trial stage beggars belief. Bring this in and the game is gone.
 
What a load of garbage , we have var right now that they cant get right and now they want to f@$k up the game by adding a sin bin.

It's like the people in charge are bored and trying to justify their positions, the current card system if used right works why mess with it.
I actually wonder if those who come up with these ideas even enjoy football. Football is the most popular sport in the world, yet they are hell bent on changing it beyond all recognition. Not improving it. Changing it.
 
A blue card is to be introduced in professional football as part of sin-bin trials to be announced on Friday.

Telegraph Sport can reveal the game’s lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (Ifab), has signed off on what would be the first new card to be used at the top end of the sport since the advent of yellow and red cards at the 1970 World Cup.

The revolutionary move will be announced by Ifab as part of sin-bin protocols that will see players removed from the field for 10 minutes if they commit a cynical foul or show dissent towards a match official.

Blue cards have been used this season during a sin-bin trial in grassroots football in Wales, with the colour chosen over the likes of orange in order to differentiate it clearly from a yellow or red card.

The new protocol announced on Friday will limit the new card to fouls that prevent a promising attack plus dissent, as well as confirming a player should be shown a red card if they receive two blue cards during a match or a combination of yellow and blue.

Top-tier competitions will be excluded from initial testing in the professional game in case the protocols require further refinement, but elite trials could still begin as soon as the summer.

That may include in the FA Cup and Women’s FA Cup, with the Football Association considering volunteering next season’s competitions for testing.

But sin-bins will not be used in this summer’s European Championship or next term’s Champions League after the president of Uefa, Aleksander Ceferin, told Telegraph Sport last month he was completely opposed to them, adding: “It’s not football anymore.”

The European governing body nevertheless could be forced to introduce them if, as expected, trials lead to them being added to the laws of the game.

Ifab, the board of which includes FA chief executive Mark Bullingham, first agreed in November to test the rugby-style measure in elite competitions such as the Premier League.

Sin-bins have worked successfully at tackling dissent for many years at grass roots and youth level and the new trials will also see them used to punish tactical fouling.

As reported by Telegraph Sport, Ifab also approved a global trial of another rugby union rule that would see only team captains allowed to speak to the match referee about a decision.

The trials have been fast-tracked amid dire warnings from Ifab’s leaders about player behaviour, of which they said: “This might be the cancer that kills football.”

Ifab’s annual business meeting decided that sin-bins were key to clamping down on this, as well as on any foul that prevents a promising attack but does not meet the threshold for a red card.

One example given during the meeting was Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini’s shirt-pull on England’s Bukayo Saka in the final of Euro 2020, which only resulted in a yellow card.

What a load of shite, - when will these no-user administrators stop messing with the game and all trying to introduce something new?
It's just yet another thing for referees to %^*& up through misinterpretation, and cause endless confusion and debate.
 
Here’s an idea. Leave the f…..g game alone stop inventing pish ideas that make it more Mickey Mouse. Get shot of VAR and take us back to a time when nobody spoke about assists.
Football became the nations game because it wasn’t complicated and was the working man’s sport. Now we have too many tadgers wanting to add their two bob’s worth.
 
As stated we already do this in rugby.
The team reduced in numbers tends to play a defensive game for the next 10 minutes which isn’t great.
It works quite well in rugby just not sure of how it’ll be in football
 
The refs in Scotland won't operate it properly that's guaranteed. if they want to take a leaf out the Rugby book , why don't they broadcast the conversations live between the refs and the VAR panel , or even between the refs and the linesmen.so then every body at the game should understand why the decision has been made .This of course after consultation with Mr. Seperate Entity . :cool:
 
VAR will take half that time coming up with the answer to the original decision

Can we send refs into the sin bin ?
 
Next there will be adverts during VAR reviews or should I say a word from our sponsor.
Didn't even think about that, sky could definitely get an advert in by the time a VAR decision is being made.

P.s. and it wouldn't surprise me if the refs got told to make a VAR call last 2 mins so they could do that.
 
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