Monday 14 June 2010

Food For Thought: Fabio Capello On Mistakes

The following incident occurred during the World Cup group match between England and USA on Saturday 12 June 2010. The match finished 1—1.

[England's Robert Green fumbles the ball to gift USA a goal. Pic courtesy Getty Images]

On Robert Green's goalkeeping blunder, England coach said Capello:
We have to accept the mistakes of the keeper in football, just like we have to accept the mistakes of the referees or the forwards.

On reflection, just how easy is it for the media, fans, players, managers and commentators to "accept the mistakes" of referees compared with those made by football players?

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