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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. Saturday...

Carlos Cordeiro elected as 32nd U.S. Soccer President

U.S. Soccer’s membership elected Carlos Cordeiro as U.S. Soccer’s 32nd President during the National Council Meeting at its annual AGM two days ago. Winning...

Premier League referees in Week 27 | 10th February 18 - 12th February 18

Anyone for a Fergie Junior whip-round? Seems you can't even talk of shooting an official these days, in this case, Andy Haines, without some...

Rejer joins You Are The Ref as Head of Referee Education

You-Are-The-Ref.com's ranks are set for a major boost with the signing of Paul Rejer – the man who shaped professional Assistant Referees in the...

Liverpool 2 Tottenham 2 | The Assistant Referee view

Much has been said in the “offside or not” debate surrounding Harry Kane, prior to the penalty award in the Liverpool versus Tottenham Hotspur...

Premier League referees in Week 26 | 3rd February 18 - 5th February...

Who saw the hamstrings/VAR debate coming? Well, it is a work in progress after all... One player injury it would be even tougher to...

Mark Halsey | Encouraging signs but plenty to work on

Over the last month we have seen the VAR trial rolled out over six games across The FA Cup and Carabao Cup and it's...

Premier League referees in Week 25 | 30th January 18 - 31st January 18

Along with the compelling, welcome return to the top flight of Simon Hooper there are rests for Michael Oliver, Anthony Taylor, Martin Atkinson, Stuart Attwell,...

Can a yellow be reviewed, and changed to red with the VAR?

Plenty of debate has been speculated over this past month surrounding the VAR and its introduction to English football in 2018. We have seen confusion...
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Hooper to referee first Premier League game since 2015

Simon Hooper will referee his first Premier League game since 2015 next week when he takes charge of Newcastle v Burnley. The Wiltshire born referee...
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