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When Howard Webb was appointed as the referee for the World Cup final I wrote a piece entitled ‘Howard Webb – no good can come of this’.

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When Howard Webb was appointed as the referee for the World Cup final I wrote a piece entitled ‘Howard Webb - no good can come of this’.

Gary Newbon: Howard Webb did the best he could

The European Champions Spain have become the World Champions for the first time in their first final-and deserved it. They were the better side with better players.

Dutch media blame 'chump' Webb for defeat

The Dutch media today labelled English referee Howard Webb a "chump" following his controversial display in Holland's 1-0 defeat to Spain in the World Cup final last night.

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Bert van Marwijk tried to blame the Netherlands' defeat on English referee Howard Webb last night after his side's negative approach failed to stop Spain in the World Cup final.

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