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    By Ian Ross

    Image courtesy of Paul Grover

    There are so many things about Jawahir Jewels which set her apart from her contemporaries.

    Indeed, being a young, modern woman with an overriding love of the Beautiful Game and a keen and enduring affection Continue

      Author: Dean Mohareb

      Football - England U21 v FYR Macedonia U21 - 2011 UEFA European Under 21 Championship Qualifying Group Nine - Ricoh Arena, Coventry - 9/10/09 General view / Referee / Respect Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Alex Morton

      You Are The Ref have stated before that, although we back the campaign against the abuse of match officials at all levels, we do not believe that a strike is the correct way of dealing with this problem. We would … Continue

        Alex Griffiths speaking to the Bristol City head coach

        Britain Football Soccer - Bristol City v Sheffield Wednesday - Sky Bet Championship - Ashton Gate - 31/1/17 Bristol City manager Lee Johnson applauds the fans at the end Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Peter Cziborra Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

        It’s been a torrid time this term for the son of current Cheltenham Town boss Gary. Having played for Watford and Arsenal as a trainee, former Yeovil, Hearts and Kilmarnock midfielder Lee David Johnson was appointed Oldham boss at the … Continue

          Alex Griffiths speaking to Howard Wilkinson

          Football - Football Association - Greg Dyke Press Conference - FA Chairmans England Commission - Wembley Stadium - 8/5/14 Commission member Howard Wilkinson Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Jed Leicester EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

          Howard Wilkinson has such a serious CV it has been known to blind some who encounter him to his less serious side.

          That’s not to say, however, that the formidable glare he perfected down the years for the most gormless … Continue

            The Football Association are finally moving towards punishing cheats.

            Retrospective action against divers could be on the way – in exactly the manner repeatedly suggested by You Are The Ref experts.

            On both The Ref Show and in Keith Hackett’s … Continue

              Author: Alan Biggs

              Mark Clattenburg

              Top footballers ply their trade in leagues throughout the world and yet the same freedom can be denied referees.

              The Football Association’s reported refusal to allow Mark Clattenburg to officiate the Cairo derby raises a wider issue.

              There were no … Continue

                Craig Pawson

                The Professional Game Match Officials Limited, like any employer, has a duty of care to its workforce. Professional referees with high profiles are doing a difficult job with every decision under public scrutiny.

                Philip Don, the original boss, and myself … Continue

                  Author: Alan Biggs

                  Britain Football Soccer - Stoke City v Leicester City - Premier League - bet365 Stadium - 17/12/16 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy is shown a red card by referee Craig Pawson Reuters / Anthony Devlin Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

                  Jamie Vardy’s failure to win his appeal over a highly contentious sending off has posed more questions over the credibility of the FA’s disciplinary system.

                  Earlier this month, virtually the entire refereeing community shook its head when two Newcastle players … Continue

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