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Regarding your live match edits at the U-20 Championship article, I've never seen such edits performed during matches before today. Even last week, I had not noticed articles being updated during the match. I presume that a big reason for that is that it makes it more tedious to review an article's history if necessary. I understand that there isn't a true consensus regarding in-match updates of articles (WP:LIVESCORES technically doesn't apply to WP:FOOTY), but it seems to me to violate the spirit of WP:NOTNEWS. That said, I will no longer revert such edits in that article as it is not in anyone's interest for edit wars to begin, especially over what amounts to minor details. Happy editing! — Jkudlick tcs 05:23, 19 January 2015 (UTC)
- WP:NOTNEWS doesn't apply here. Simply being recent doesn't necessarily make something news. The "spirit" of WP:NOTNEWS is to prevent editors from using WP to aggregate things that are recent, not necessarily notable, and potentially transient. I'll focus on the last bit, because I think that the consensus is that the goals are notable (since nearly every football event article lists goals scored). In the case of mid-match scores (vs. listing the goals and who scored them), the mid-match score lacks permanence, and therefore is news. The goals themselves, however, are not transient. If "A. Footballer" and "B. Footballer" both score, and the current score is 1-1 as a result, the 1-1 score is news because it could change before the match is completed (which is why I didn't add the score itself). However, the fact that "A. Footballer" and "B. Footballer" scored will not change, and therefore isn't news. Bmf 051 (talk) 06:19, 19 January 2015 (UTC)