I have long been an advocate of an Independent Referee’s Body being set up to control all matters refereeing. This […]
Referee assault on player not acceptable!
It’s surely a rare occurrence when a match official attacks a player, but that is exactly what happened. This bizarre […]
Nancy Sinatra, the daughter of “old blue eyes” Frankie, once had a big hit song called These Boots are made […]
Why are referees explaining their decisions?
There are a few items I’d like to deal with in this column. Firstly, the issue of referees apologising for […]
Baffling post-match recommendation for High School Referees.
As a somewhat seasoned referee for the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) in Illinois, I have witnessed […]
Sir Alex Ferguson retiring – will be missed by many, but not by all.
The announcement of the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United today will come as a big […]
Referee Ricardo Portillo dead after player assault.
The shocking and disturbing news in the last couple of days of the death of a soccer referee in Salt […]
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It is safe to say that the amount of effort and dedication a goalkeeper puts into every game is unique. […]
Keep Them Guessing…
Back when I was a player in high school, I came across this particular referee during one of my games […]
What I Wish I’d Known as a First Year Ref.
Preparation The New Referee’s Shopping List I promise not to sell you a bill of goods on this one. I’m […]