Mark Halsey

My Preparation for the Game

By Mark Halsey, former FIFA and Premier League Referee, You Are The Ref Senior Referee Coach People often ask me when does my preparation start...

Law 4 Players’ Equipment (opposing keeper in the same colour)

By Roger Dilkes, former Premier League Referee, Referee Assessor, Referee Coach, You Are The Ref Head of Coaching Recently, we were contacted by a young...
Assistant Referee running the line

Wait and See Technique

By Guy Beale, Former FIFA and Premier League Assistant Referee, You Are The Ref Referee Coach It is not unusual for Referees at the Elite...

The drama of the penalty kick

Following on from the team work article I will look at each of the bullet points in some detail. The awarding of a penalty kick...

Mark Halsey’s Kilimanjaro Diary | Day 4-8

In my previous diary column I wrote about You Are The Ref and The Steve Prescott Foundation's journey to the expedition starting point at...

Mark Halsey’s Kilimanjaro Diary | Day 4-7

In my previous diary column I wrote about You Are The Ref and The Steve Prescott Foundation's journey to the expedition starting point at...
Juan Mata

Positioning at set pieces with and without Assistants

By Rob Harris, Former FIFA and Premier League Assistant Referee, Premier League Referee, PGMOL Referee Coach, You Are The Ref Referee Coach Set pieces are...

You Are The Ref to referee Salford City v Class of 92

Mark Halsey, Andy Hogg, Guy Beale and Dean Mohareb will represent You Are The Ref as they referee Salford City v Class of 92...

Hackett’s Verdict | Different shaped ball, same lesson for referees

For any young referees wanting to enhance their on field performance, look at the masterclass of management and communication regularly demonstrated by rugby union...

Mark Halsey’s Kilimanjaro Diary | Days 1-3

Second only to my battle with cancer, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was genuinely the hardest experience I've ever been through. Only just though I must...
Sports Giclee Art Prints