Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee View Post
Another idea I think would be good would be useful in World Cup play to discourage cynical play by giving teams that have accumulated a certain number of yellows a "general yellow card," whereby the next player who commits a yellow card worthy foul automatically gets a red card, regardless of whether they have a prior yellow. While it seems like the various pro leagues have been working to cut down on negative play, it still abounds in the World Cup.
I like this idea a lot, and it wouldn't be that hard to implement either. I really would like to see this in every regular soccer game.