As usual, For the Integrity of Soccer has a sobering, insightful, and depressing review of the quality of officiating in Major League Soccer. As an avid fan, the lack of improvement in this area has been stark in comparison to the progress the league has made on other fronts over the last decade.
The reason I have been mulling over the
article is simply its age—it is now eight years old. I thought it
might be useful to look at where we are now. In other words: In those
eight years, how have we improved things? Here are the improvements;
bite them, bullet-by-bullet: