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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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New RA insurance benefits

The national RA has recently announced a new range of insurance related benefits for members, including: Personal accident insurance Equipment insurance Legal advice Read more about it here:    http://www.readingrefs.org.uk/?page_id=1277    (300 views)

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Pre-season fitness training started

  Our first fitness training session for the coming season was held on Wednesday 2nd July at Laurel Park, lower Earley. 18 members were there to take advantage of the programme prepared by Gary Connolly, to suit all levels and

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Fitness training starts 2nd July

Following last year’s success and an average weekly attendance of 18+, Reading RA pre-season fitness training will commence on Wed 2 July 2014 at 7pm, delivered by Gary Connolly.  The venue is Laurel Park playing fields and each session will

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Experiments that could change the shape of the game

Very often, when a problem presents itself or suggestions to change aspects of the Laws of the Game are put forward, the action of the International Football Association Board is to ask for pilots or trials to be carried out

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Review of Mini-RA-FA evening – Teamwork and Communication

April – Mini-RA-FA evening – Teamwork and Communication This was one of a number of mini-RA-FA training evenings that have been held a various RA branches throughout Berks and Bucks. All have been different and all referees in the allied

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Reading Football League publish Fair Play results for first half of the season

The RFL Management Committee are please to announce the Fair Play awards for the first half of the season: Senior Division – Cookham Dean Premier Division – Woodley Town Reserves Division One – Mortimer Reserves Division Two –  Theale Division

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Buy your supplies through the Reading RA web site

You can now purchase your refereeing kit and equipment via the “Supplies” link in the main menu of the Reading RA web site.  This link will take you to a customised version of the A&H web site where you can

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First Aid For Referees

How what goes around comes around by Dick Sawdon Smith In the days when I refereed regularly in local Reading League football, I always had a concern that when it came to accidents and injuries at games, most clubs were

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Great Nike kit offer from the national RA

The Referees’ Association have negotiated some great prices on the new Nike referees’ kit for anyone who’s interested. Please see the attached flyer. Order direct from the RA Online Shop. Nike Kit Offer  (270 views)

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