BACK PASS by Mike Pavasovic MAD FRANKIE FRASER

IT'S an ordeal almost every football reporter will have been through - marking the players in his team out of ten and picking a...

BACK PASS by Mike Pavasovic A REFEREE ACTUALLY CALLED BASTARD

IT could only happen in football: a referee actually called Bastard. And not just any referee - we're talking about the first one to...

A FAMILY AFFAIR – DAUGHTER PLAYS, DAD REFS. Matthew Murray reports

IF you think women’s football is soft and gentle, just ask Sam Tierney. The 15-year-old midfielder will captain Sheffield United under 17s this season and...

BACK PASS by Mike Pavasovic LET US SPRAY

THE World Cup threw up many talking points. There was the resurgence of Germany after a 24-year lull, the spectacular end of Brazil's claims...

Reffin’ ‘ell by Matthew Murray BEACH BALL GATE

It was farcical, comical and one of the most bizarre incidents former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce had ever seen – not that he was complaining. Darren...

The birth of Refcam – by Roger Dilkes

At you-are-the-ref.com, we are a unique media channel supporting everyone affected by the sport of football. Through the use of modern technology, Refcam, we are...

Time flies when you’re having fun. . . 32 years of shoot-out drama by...

To those of a certain age it seems like only yesterday that they were introduced. But a generation of fans have grown up regarding...

Is Green Spray The Answer – by Roger Dilkes

The pitch in Manaus, where England and Italy meet in their opening World Cup game on Saturday evening, has received lots of criticism from...

We’re Almost There – by Glenn Turner

Before we get to the appointments I’ll explain a little about the protocol involved at these major tournaments. I say “a little” because, believe...

World Cup Preparation by Glenn Turner

The question asked of me was, could I write a short piece on how I prepared for my 2006 World Cup experience? As with all...
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