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Referee teams for UEFA EURO 2020. Teams announced by Uefa. Felix Brych (Germany) Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey) Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain) Andreas Ekberg (Sweden) Orel Grinfeeld (Israel) Ovidiu Alin Hategan (Romania) Sergei Karasev (Russia) Istvan Kovacs (Romania) Bjorn Kuipers (Netherlands) Danny Makkelie (Netherlands) Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz (Spain) Michael Oliver (England) Daniele Orsato (Italy) Artur […] Continue reading...
Week 26 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Video for question 1 Laden… Continue reading...
Rebecca Welch recently made her debut in the English Football League as referee. In a recent webinar from the Referees Association she talked about her career, from which I distilled some very useful tips for us referees. Loving her job is crucial. “If you want to do it, give it a 100%. But you also […] Continue reading...
Week 25 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Video for question 1 Got 'em 😎#DOOP pic.twitter.com/b0q4MWU9LI — PhilaUnion🛡 (@PhilaUnion) April 4, 2021 Laden… Continue reading...
Week 24 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Video for question 1 Laden… Continue reading...
Physical vs mental fitness: how being top fit helps you better deal with pressure and gives you more energy to focus on making the right decisions. Some great tips by Bundesliga referee Patrick Ittrich and World Cup and Euro final assistant referee Leif Lindberg. Webinar on physical vs mental fitness I’ve followed a webinar from […] Continue reading...
Week 23 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Good luck with this week’s quiz. But before you start, you might want to checke the case study about last week’s situation. I initially marked the wrong answer correct, so you probably want to check that out. Video for question 1 Laden… Continue reading...
The importance of a referee community should not be underestimated. Carol Anne Chenard stresses the importance of a good referee community. Having fellow refs around you gives you great opportunities to develop. In this article she talks about their benefits and how it will motivate and challenge you as a referee. “It will make you […] Continue reading...
Tap penalty kick encroachment by attacking team. A tap penalty is one that is passed to a team-mate and this onrushing player scores. But what if this onrushing player enters the penalty area too quickly? That’s what will be explained in this case study. Video of the incident The video below was in the Laws […] Continue reading...
Week 22 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Video for question 1 Below you’ll see the embedded video for question 1. Laden… Continue reading...
Week 21 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Laden… Continue reading...
Carol Anne Chenard is doing really well, she says in an interview with Dutch Referee Blog. In 2019 she suddenly had to withdraw from the Women’s World Cup due to breast cancer. She’s not active on the field any more, but wants to stay involved in the game as video referee or instructor. In this […] Continue reading...
Week 20 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Laden… Continue reading...
Laws of the Game changes 2021-2022: the first updates from The IFAB meeting of March 5th appeared on their website. The main topic was the handball rule and all members “confirmed that not every touch of a player’s hand/arm with the ball is an offence”. Plus more about concussion substitutes Firstly a personal thought on […] Continue reading...
A Uefa referee fitness exercise: what does that look like? I’ve found an exercise online that was created for Uefa referees by Werner Helsen and shared by other national associations. It focuses on speed and has a long sprint in it. Curious about it? I’ll explain in the video below. Explanation of the Uefa referee […] Continue reading...
Week 19 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. Laden… Continue reading...
Week 18 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021 Laden… Continue reading...
A ball touches match official and goes out of play. A referee in Mexican football accidentally blocks a goal-bound shot and then it crosses the goal line, but not between the goalposts. In this case study you’ll get the solution according to the Laws of the Game. Video of the incident But firstly, I’d love […] Continue reading...
A kick-off touched twice. Something you do not experience often, but referee Stan Teuben was fully concentrated and whistle. But what is the correct restart? Plus a painful personal memory about a similar incident when I wasn’t 100% ready. Video of the incident The incident happened in the Keuken Kampioen Divisie, the 2nd football level […] Continue reading...
Week 17 Laws of the Game Quiz 2020-2021. The quiz questions You can see feedback after submitting the form. Laden… Continue reading...
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