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Videos & Articles – Fri 10th Oct 2014

  FIFA Referees’ Committee 2014-15 http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/fifa-referees-committee-2014-2015.html ?   FIFA : Retirement age of referees remains at 45 http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/fifa-age-limits-for-referees-unchanged.html ?   Denoncourt leaves FIFA for CONCACAF http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/denoncourt-leaves-fifa-for-concacaf.html ?   YOU-ARE-THE-REF.com discusses last weekend’s games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjnFSkAFf9Q&feature=youtu.be   PAUL REJER : Discusses ‘using excessive force’ http://www.proreferees.com/news-play-of-the-week—2014–-wk30.php

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Videos & Articles – Fri 3rd Oct 2014

  Ten things we learned from last weekend’s games http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2773014/Calum-Chambers-gone-nice-naughty-Manchester-United-turn-heat-referees-history-repeating-Jose-Mourinho.html?   MASSIMO BUSACCA, Head of Refereeing, FIFA : Referees must “smell” the game http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/busacca-referees-must-smell-game.html?   PIERLUIGI COLLINA hails new concussion rules http://sport.bt.com/sportfootball/news/collina-hails-new-concussion-rules-S11363935146822?   PAUL REJER : Discusses confusion caused by

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Videos & Articles — Fri 26th Sept 2014

  YOU-ARE-THE-REF discusses last weekend’s games with Keith Hackett & David Hirst https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0JLpzbXfKA&feature=youtu.be   PAUL REJER : Discusses mass confrontation http://www.proreferees.com/news-play-of-the-week—2014–-wk28.php   KEITH HACKETT : Grappling is back, thanks to weak refereeing https://you-are-the-ref.com/grappling-is-back-thanks-to-weak-refereeing/   FIFA to approve 3-minute concussion breaks

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Videos & Articles — Fri 19th Sept 2014

  FOOTBALL REFEREES : A tribute to the men in black http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2757085/Football-referees-Graham-Poll-Pierluigi-Collina-Golden-Years.html ?   KEITH HACKETT : Are fans having value for money? https://you-are-the-ref.com/timekeeping-are-fans-getting-value-for-money/    PAUL REJER : Discusses the duration of a match http://www.proreferees.com/news-play-of-the-week—2014–-wk27.php    KEITH HACKETT and MARK HALSEY

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Videos & Articles — Fri 12th Sept 2014

  SEPP BLATTER : Reveals plans to allow managers to challenge referee’s decisions http://www.livesoccertv.com/news/11410/p-blatter-to-consider-allowing-managers-to-challenge-refereeing-decisions/ ?   JIM BOYCE : Against Blatter’s idea to allow challenges http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11095/9462606 ?   KEITH HACKETT : Comments on Blatter’s proposal https://you-are-the-ref.com/video-review/    GRAHAM POLL : Backs TV

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Videos & Articles – Fri 5th Sep 2014

  PREMIER LEAGUE : You-Are-The-Ref discuss last weekend’s games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0F8hQqLZsI&feature=youtu.be    IRISH PREMIERSHIP LEAGUE : Incidents from last weekend http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/29011678    PAUL REJER : Discusses the goalkeeper’s 6-second rule http://www.proreferees.com/news-play-of-the-week—2014–-wk13.php    GLENN TURNER : Addresses why AR standards will continue

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Videos and Articles — Fri 29th Aug 2014

  The Laws of the Game 2014-15 http://www.fifa.com/mm/document/footballdevelopment/refereeing/02/36/01/11/27_06_2014_new–lawsofthegameweben_neutral.pdf   FA Guidelines to ARs http://www.shropshirefa.com/~/media/countysites/shropshirefa/documents/referees/ar-indicating-a-penalty-kick-july-14.ashx   Why vanishing spray could lead to vanishing goals https://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/pitchside-europe/reflection-why-vanishing-spray-could-lead-vanishing-goals-085429322.html ?   UEFA : Referees urged to protect football’s image http://www.uefa.org/protecting-the-game/refereeing/news/newsid=2133287.html ?   PAUL REJER : Discusses incidents

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Videos and Articles — Fri 22nd Aug 2014

FA LICENSED TUTORS  develop their skills at St. George’s Park http://www.thefa.com//news/st-georges-park/2014/aug/2014-faltc-conference ?   THE FA : Young referees development programme conference http://www.thefa.com//news/my-football/referees/2014/jul/young-refereee-development-programme-conference-290714 ?   THE FA tends to keep referees informed via their Twitter account: @FARefereesDept   NATALIE ASPINALL : Semi-final appointment in

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VIDEOS & ARTICLES – Friday 15th August 2014

FA Community Shield supported by McDonald’s, Sunday 10th August 2014, Wembley : Arsenal v Manchester City (3-0) Michael Oliver; Stuart Burt & Darren England: Jon Moss, Harry Lennard. http://www.thefa.com/news/competitions/fa-community-shield/2014/jul/michael-oliver-appointed-shield-referee-010714   Vanishing spray was used for the first time http://www.thefa.com/news/competitions/fa-community-shield/2014/aug/vanishing-spray-fa-community-shield   UEFA

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Videos & Articles — 11th July 2014

Quarter-finals appointments : Matches 57-58, 59-60 http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-2014-quarter-finals.html ? http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-2014-quarter-finals_3.html ? Referees retained by FIFA for the final four games, announced last Monday http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=referees-for-the-final-four-matches-announced-2401256.html Semi-final appointments : Matches 61 & 62 http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-2014-semi-final-match-61_6.html ? http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-2014-semi-final-match-62.html ? Appointments for the 3rd/4th place play-off and the FINAL http://refereeingworld.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-2014-third-place-match.html ? http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=nicola-rizzoli-to-referee-final-2403526.html

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