Premier League managers have been reacting to the information that ‘blue playing cards’ and sin-bins may very well be launched into the division within the close to future, and it’s honest to say the response has not been optimistic.
Reviews this week emerged claiming The Worldwide Soccer Affiliation Board (IFAB) are contemplating rule modifications and the introduction of a blue card, which might be reserved for actions of dissent, cynical tactical fouls, and result in a 10-minute sin-bin.
The proposal comes after a profitable implementation of the sin-bin into grassroots soccer and trials are anticipated to happen within the close to future.
Nonetheless, Premier League managers have questioned the necessity to make modifications to the present legal guidelines, with a number of talking out in opposition to ‘blue playing cards’ at their pre-weekend press conferences.
Premier League managers react to ‘blue card’ thought:
Eddie Howe (Newcastle): “I’m not an enormous fan to be sincere, that’s what yellow playing cards are for. The system works however simply must be refined. Blue playing cards would simply add confusion so I’m in opposition to it.”
Mauricio Pochettino (Chelsea): “Troublesome to precise how I really feel in regards to the blue card. Troublesome to clarify, in the intervening time we don’t have a lot details about that. I don’t know, I feel that may create extra debate, be extra difficult for the referees, gamers and followers.
“In the meanwhile it’s not a good suggestion however we’ll see what occurs after it has a possibility to see the way it works. My first feeling is that it’s so difficult as a result of there are such a lot of query marks.”
Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool): “It doesn’t sound like a incredible thought within the first second. However truly, I can’t keep in mind when the final incredible thought got here from these guys – in the event that they ever had one. Ifab… nope. I’m 56… nah.”
Mikel Arteta (Arsenal): “I don’t know if we’re able to be honest. Now we have so much occurring with selections, know-how. I don’t know if we’re prepared for that but. Hopefully it is going to be examined very properly earlier than we introduce it at this degree.”
Unai Emery (Aston Villa): “I don’t care about it so much, I feel the referees and people making the choice should analyse it deeply, however it’s not my concern.”
Rob Edwards (Luton): “No. We’re a good distance off it coming into our recreation in the intervening time.”
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