Penalty is the wrong decision

(Or: how do you break the dinosaur egg “soccer” one day?) There is probably no decision in a football game which is more vehemently and which is discussed more often than the one in which the referee finally and irrevocably finally points to the ominous point that is within manageable distance from the so-called “goal”,…

The advantage rule

The rule would have to be renamed “Minor disadvantage rule”. Why? An “advantage” would be given if the situation resulting from the advantage were superior to the situation which would have arisen without an offense. This is best explained using the example: a counterattack is in progress. Very well, let’s see. Fast switching. The opponent…

The story of Betmaster

The author, that is me, the Wettopa, Dirk Paulsen, started very early in my childhood to deal “seriously” with football. It was at the same time a passion for numbers and arithmetic that contributed to it. Logical: I was also a fan of the game and looked at everything that could be seen. Both on…