Over the coming weeks leading up to the new season, many referees will be officiating pre-season friendly games.
I remind you that if you as referees accept the appointment to these games then you are accepting the responsibility of … Continue
Former Premier League manager Gary Megson has colourfully summed up the biggest post-World Cup talking point for referees during a one-hour video debate for You Are The Ref.
“The referee’s performance in the final was that bad it was brilliant,” … Continue
I guess one of the big questions arising from the World Cup is. . . will we see the magic spray can in the Premier League this season?
Having witnessed at first hand its use in Major League Soccer in … Continue
Nicola Rizzoli earned the congratulations of top refereeing judges including Keith Hackett after Germany’s lifting of the World Cup.
The Italian reinforced the supremacy of UEFA officials during an entertaining but fraught final that demanded expert handling and deserved more … Continue
Nicola Rizzoli is to become the third Italian to referee a World Cup final when he takes charge of Argentina versus Germany on Sunday.
The previous Italians, Sergio Gonella and Pierluigi Collina, produced excellent performances in 1978 and 2002.
I … Continue
Carlton Palmer and Gary Megson are among football personalities signed up to appear online here in a post-World Cup panel show.
You Are The Ref is presenting a one hour debate on refereeing at the tournament.
From the Suarez bite … Continue
Mark Geiger’s training manager believes the pioneering United States referee “deserves” to be handed the World Cup final.
Paul Rejer, formerly a senior man in England’s refereeing set-up, is proud of Geiger as a flag-bearer for officials in the United … Continue
It was good to witness the performance of referee Cuneyt Cakir in the World Cup semi-final between Holland and Argentina.
Whilst watching the television and at the same time looking at our Refcam, I decided to look carefully at what … Continue