Month: April 2012

Guest speaker Apr 2012: Iain Williamson – “foul recognition”

Our guest speaker for April was to have been Adam Watts, who is a specialist assistant referee with the select group on the Premier League but unfortunately he was unable to be with us. Adam is a highly rated speaker

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Open meeting – April 2012

We’ve got a great evening lined up for you this Thursday, 19 April, 7.45pm at the Madejski Stadium as usual. Our own Football League Referee, Iain Williamson, is going to show us the much talked about DVD of some of

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Tough decision divides ex-referees on Arsenal game

As if it wasn’t enough for referees in the Premier League to have their decisions subject to comments by assessors, match delegates, club markings and ex-footballers as pundits, they now have leading ex-referees giving their views in today’s multi media

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Why a referee showed players red cards in his dressing room

Apart from George Galloway’s victory at their by-election, there was another extraordinary incident at Bradford last week. I’m talking about the brawl at the end of the Bradford City v Crawley Town Football League 2 match. Some readers may have

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