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(From Yorkshire Post)
Byline: Martyn Ziegler, Johannesburg
It was an ordeal by combat for the Yorkshire official and his assistants Darren Cann and Michael Mullarkey as Holland, in particular, tried to 'win ugly'.
It is not a record the 38-year-old Webb will be proud of but he was left with little option as a tense encounter saw some crunching fouls and numerous late challenges.
Webb showed nine yellow cards to the Dutch -- including two and a red to Everton's Johnny Heitinga -- and five to Spain.
Webb easily surpassed the record of Brazilian referee Romuald Arppi Filho who showed six cards in the 1986 final between Argentina and West …