Brennan demands rules to be tackled
With the start of the Ulster Championship now just over a week away, Derry boss John Brennan has called on referees chiefs to clarify the rules surrounding the issuing of cards.
The Oak Leaf boss has become increasingly frustrated by what he sees as the lack of a clear definition on what constitutes a yellow card. Brennan reveals that it was their final Division Two fixture against Westmeath, where Martin Sludden was the man with the whistle, which pushed the Derry manager towards breaking point.
“What I want to see though is a clear decision on what is a tick, what is a yellow card and what isn’t. The last game we played, every foul was either a tick or a yellow card. So how do you coach boys to tackle?
“We need a clear definition of what constitutes a tackle, because nobody is able to tell me. Every referee has his own interpretation.”
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