Date: 21st July 2010 at 9:49pm
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The 2009-2010 season may have brought disappointment for Rotherham United in a big final, but Rotherham supporter Howard Webb got his own chance on the biggest stage of them all.

Shortly after the news broke that Webb would be refereeing the World Cup final, I read a blog which claimed nothing positive could come of it. I hung my head in despair at reading such a negative angle to the story and thought it typical of the English mentality. It turns out that the blogger was 100% correct.

Fourteen mostly deserved yellow cards were handed out by Webb in the final, and our Howard was met by a tirade of boos and jeers from the Dutch supporters and had to endure the protests from Wesley Sneijder and co. at the final whistle.


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