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    On The Ref Show this week, Alan Biggs was joined by BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson and former Referee Manager for the PGMOL Keith Hackett to discuss what was considered a successful weekend for referees in the football leagues.

    You … Continue

    Well another good weekend for referees.

    I decided to watch the Evostik Premier League game between Shaw Lane (Barnsley) v Stafford Rangers, a League that I officiated on in my early career and for which I will always have fond … Continue

      Kim Milton Nielsen was talking to Alex Griffiths

      Besides two recent high-profile examples of a change in schedules in the world of football, we have just seen the postponement of sporting events in the wake of the tragic loss of life due to the earthquakes in Mexico and … Continue

        Another week goes by and no diving panel, which can’t be bad, while we come off the back of a round which threw up some inconsistencies. Ben Foster benefited from Paul Tierney’s pragmatic approach following his reckless challenge on Hernandez, Continue

          Mark Saggers was talking to Alex Griffiths

          Might it just be possible, do you think, to inject a word of sense into the current debate over dangerous kicking? Yes, I’ve read the Laws and I get it when it comes to duty of care.

          But we seem … Continue

            In the Ref Show studio this week, former Football League referee and Youdan Trophy Director Dean Mohareb and ex Manchester United coach Paul McGuinness joined Alan Biggs to discuss another exciting weekend of football in the Premier League and Football … Continue

              By Alan Biggs

              UPDATED: 18th September 2017

              A Championship match bizarrely went ahead with an apparent absence of a penalty spot in either area.

              There appeared to be no penalty marks (the correct term in law) at the KCom stadium where Hull City … Continue

                Danny Murphy was talking to Alex Griffiths

                I suppose it’s a sad day when you set out to talk about one of the English game’s leading lights and straight away you have to make clear which incident potentially earning him a ban you are talking about, but … Continue

                  Credit where it’s due, and despite the continued absence of Martin Atkinson and the lack of consecutive appointments for Swarbrick, Scott and Cavanagh causing some concern, at least only one of the SG1 truly let the side down on Matchday Continue

                    By Sonia Denoncourt

                    YATR North America Academy Director Sonia Denoncourt

                    The German Bundesliga yesterday provided another stepping stone in women’s refereeing history when Bibiana Steinhaus became the first female referee to officiate a match in a top European league, taking charge of Hertha … Continue

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