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PRO in the media - Friday, August 1

Aug 1, 2014

Toronto FC versus Sporting Kansas City

Here are a selection of media reports on the Professional Referee Organization from the past two weeks, ending Friday, August 1.

Referee Mark Geiger recalls incredible World Cup journey prior to MLS (Sports Illustrated): On Wednesday evening just outside Salt Lake City, the American whose World Cup lasted the longest finally will return to work.

Was Bradley right? Walton sides with refs (ESPN): PRO General Manager Peter Walton discusses an incident from the Toronto FC versus Sporting Kansas City.

Fort Collins grad one of the top assistant refs in MLS (Coloradoan): You probably know who Phil Luckett and Tim Donaghy are. Their names at least register in your mind as important ones in sports. As likely as it is that you know who they are, it is even more likely that you don’t know who Greg Barkey is.

Play of the Week 20: Serious foul play in RSL vs. MTL (PRO): PRO Training & Development Manager Paul Rejer looks at serious foul play from Real Salt Lake versus Montreal Impact in Play of the Week 20.

Oklahoma City Energy FC: Professional Referees Organization responds to sudden stoppage of Energy FC game (NewsOk): The Professional Referees Organization, PRO, has responded on the sudden stopping of the match between Oklahoma City Energy and Arizona United last Thursday.

Eric Boria’s Brazilian experience (PRO): The success of the USMNT and PRO at the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been well documented, representing North American soccer in a positive way on the world’s biggest stage.

These stories have been collected from a variety of media sources and in no way do they represent the views of the Professional Referee Organization. 

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