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Martin Atkinson will retire from the FIFA international panel in December 2017

I have raised on several occasions my concern about a lack of churn and succession planning with regard to our current group of PGMOL Premier League referees.

With … Continue

I am sure that Craig Pawson will be looking forward to his English Premier League appointment on Sunday when he takes charge of the Newcastle United v Liverpool game at St James’ Park

However, in the approach to that game … Continue

    On The Ref Show this week, Alan Biggs was joined by BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson and former Referee Manager for the PGMOL Keith Hackett to discuss what was considered a successful weekend for referees in the football leagues.

    You … Continue

    After fifteen years of officiating Scottish referee Lorraine Watson became the first female to officiate a senior men’s game.

    Edinburgh City v Berwick Rangers was the ground breaking game and having overseen the home team win 1-0 Lorraine informed BBC … Continue

      On this week’s Ref Show, Alan Biggs is joined by former PGMOL manager and FIFA referee Keith Hackett, and ex Sheffield Wednesday striker David Hirst to discuss all the action from the weekend as the Premier League returned from it’s … Continue

      Many of you will have tuned into the excellent Ref Cam report on the Manchester City v Liverpool game produced by Guy Beale. If not you can go into Ref Cam and pull out the game in our archive file … Continue

      I was saddened by the news that one of our best football commentators, John Motson, is hanging up his microphone at the BBC.

      There is real synergy between a referee and commentator. Motson, like other commentators, has to decide what … Continue

      The opening games of the season have seen some instances of poor decision making by top referees.

      To balance this let me state that we have also witnessed some good officiating, a point that I made when praising Graham Scott … Continue

        The Premier League returned with a bang this weekend with plenty of goals, shocks and controversy to dissect on this week’s Ref Show. Joining Alan Biggs in the studio was former PGMOL referee manager Keith Hackett and BBC pundit and … Continue

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