Videos & Articles — Fri 19th Sept 2014


FOOTBALL REFEREES : A tribute to the men in black ?


KEITH HACKETT : Are fans having value for money? 


PAUL REJER : Discusses the duration of a match—2014–-wk27.php 


KEITH HACKETT and MARK HALSEY discuss the video referee and incidents from last weekend’s games with Alan Biggs 


GREG DYKE : Backs moves for video replays to help referees ?


PETER WALTON : Changing style of MLS ?


Ref headset malfunction costs Eintracht Frankfurt ?


Referee becomes a father while refereeing a live TV game ?


UEFA : Referees changed due to visa problems ?


UEFA Champions League : New adidas referees’ kit causes confusion ?


Interpol urges football associations to ‘get real’ on match-fixing ?


Football thug jailed for head-butting referee 


Mail campaign to stamp out grassroots football violence wins FA award 


AUSTRALIA : 5th/6th officials to be trialled for remainder of the FFA Cup 


BELGIUM : Does Steven Defour remind referee to test for testicular cancer? ?


PORTUGAL: Nani and Jefferson lift injured player, cautioned, second for Jefferson, sent off. ?


‘YOU ARE THE REF3’ by Paul Trevillion & Keith Hackett.

It is available from THE GUARDIAN website, using this direct link : 

Click on link and watch the video of Paul changing an elephant into Pele!

In the book referees will be interested in particular to all the major Law changes since 1863 in reader-friendly format, with referee snippets on all the World Cup finals from 1930.

It also contains 250 Keith Hackett Questions & Answers on the Laws interspersed with a wealth of facts about the ‘World Cup Titans’, all brilliantly illustrated by Paul Trevillion.






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