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Time to root out this “go down if contact” culture

The Premier League’s first “cheating” charge has gone right to the heart of the culture that You Are The Ref believes needs to be...

A poor weekend in the Premier League | Mark Halsey

By Mark Halsey, former FIFA and Premier League Referee, You Are The Ref Senior Referee Coach As a referee you've got to be careful with...

Premier League referees in Week 13 | 24th November 17 - 26th November 17

Matchday 12 may well go down in PL history for the debut of the FA's retrospective panel on simulation, following Oumar Niasse's successful deception...
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Academy winners reach new heights

After giving our Kilimanjaro Challenge You Are The Ref Academy winners a couple of weeks to wind down and recover following their trek through...

Sports Psychology – Goal Setting

I can’t believe I’ve written 7 blogs without covering goal-setting! A mainstay of sport psychology, there are actually a number of ways to look...

DOGSO Webinar

We held a DOGSO webinar on the 8th of November on our Academy website where members had the opportunity to revise the LOTG with You...

HIIT and Speed Video Tutorial – Part 2

We are releasing the second block of our HIIT fitness videos developed by Dr Matthew Weston PhD and presented by our Referee Coach and...

Appointments: Premier League | Football League | FA Cup | MLS | UCL |...

All the match officials for upcoming fixtures in England will be displayed as and when they are released. Click below to view a league/cup's fixtures. Premier...
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Hackett’s Verdict | Congratulations to the 36 referees selected for the World Cup

The team at You Are The Ref sends our congratulations to the thirty-six selected referees who will officiate at the 2018 World Cup in...

Premier League referees in Week 12 | 18th November 17 - 20th November 17

Now we know who will be participating in Russia and none of them under the watchful eye of an English referee next summer, it's...
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