Gianni Infantino gives blue cards the red card and says Fifa is opposed to plan

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  • ‘This is a topic that is non-existent. Fifa is completely opposed’
  • Blue card idea was met with mockery when floated

Gianni Infantino has personally killed plans to introduce a blue card to football saying it is a “red card to the blue card” and that he was not made aware of proposals before the controversial idea became public.

Football’s rulemaking body, the International Football Association Board (Ifab), is understood to be ready to expand trials of a sin-bin for men’s football, although not to the elite level, but the addition of a third card to a referee’s pocket is no more, according to the Fifa president.

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Written by Paul MacInnes
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2024/mar/01/ifab-under-pressure-to-accelerate-protective-measures-against-concussion under the title “Gianni Infantino gives blue cards the red card and says Fifa is opposed to plan”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.