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Bjorn Kuipers

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 Russia.

Bearing in mind that at this World Cup, FIFA will be operating with Video Assistant … Continue


    Arthur Ellis

    Today’s ex-referees turned pundits are not the first media celebrities the profession has spawned.

    Britons of a certain age will remember Arthur Ellis, a top English referee who later traded his whistle for a dipstick, the measuring rod Continue


      One of boxing’s all time great middleweights Sugar Ray Robinson moved up to light heavy in 1952, to challenge Joey Maxim for the title.

      It was an outdoor bout, held at New York’s Yankee Stadium, which could not go ahead … Continue


        This week on the Ref Show, Alan Biggs is joined by former Football League referee Dean Mohareb as well as the scorer of the first ever Premier League goal, Brian Deane. In a week where there was no Premier League … Continue


          Author: Alan Biggs

          Football Soccer - Atletico Nacional v Kashima Antlers - FIFA Club World Cup Semi Final - Suita City Football Stadium, Osaka, Japan - 14/12/16 Referee Viktor Kassai references a video replay before his decision to award a penalty Reuters / Kim Kyung-Hoon Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

          Football’s most dramatic example so far of how video refereeing could impact on the game has become a contentious issue in itself.

          A system being trialled saw an overlooked penalty being awarded in a Club World Cup semi-final between Atletico

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