REFEREEING CAREER


Major League Soccer


Posted By on sep 16, 1998

MLS: D.C. United clinches East by beating up on MetroStars 5-0. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (Wednesday, September 16, 1998) — (Washington) D.C. United clinched its second consecutive Eastern Conference regular season title with a 5-0 victory over the (New Jersey) MetroStars tonight in a Major League Soccer match before 14,117 at Giants Stadium. «It was one of our goals at the start of the season, to come in first place,» said United...

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Source: EL PAÍS Surely in the most important performance of his professional life until the moment, the referee from Madrid José María García Aranda, 42 years old, was quite appropriate, firm in his decisions and, chiefly, strong. He did not any physical display and players did not make it difficult for him either. He blew his whistle at an arguable and brave penalty (it was against the world’s champion), and cautioned when he had to....

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(FIFA.com) At its meeting yesterday evening, the FIFA Referees’ Committee took the following decisions: The appointments of match officials for the first 34 World Cup matches. The Spanish referee José-María García Aranda will officiate at the opening match on June 10 at the Stade de France. All 67 referees and assistant referees have arrived at their base at the Domaine de Gressy and will undergo the Cooper Test on Sunday, June 7....

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