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Salima Mukansanga first female referee of AFCON game. On Tuesday January 18th 2022 she’ll officiate Zimbabwe and Guinea at the African Cup of Nations. She’ll lead a team with female assistants Carine Atemzabong (Cameroon) and Fatiha Jermoumi (Morocco) as well as VAR referee Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco) Salima Mukansanga already was already 4th official in the […] Continue reading...
The Nike referee outfits for 2022-2024 are published on social media. The new brochure will be released soon. One of the new things: no colllar. Here are the colours: Black Volt green Green Blue The following images appear in the Nike catalogue for 2022, which was published online recently by local referee shops. Please comment […] Continue reading...
Week 13 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. A best of with the most difficult questions from the first half of this season. Explanation The next quiz will be published on the 1st Tuesday of February. There’s a short winter break for the quizzes. If you have an interesting quiz question, let me know on […] Continue reading...
A professional referee training programme is built around match days. There are sessions to prepare for the game itself, but also a lot of attention for recovery. Werner Helsen talks us through a week of training for top match officials. The primary focus is on the next match day., says Werner Helsen. During a tournament […] Continue reading...
The match-decision-making exercise for referees is highlighted in the story with Werner Helsen on a professional referee training programme. “This type of exercise is not physically challenging, but important for team-decision making. Hereby, both referees and assistant referees have to fulfill their role”. How the match decision-making exercise goes Referees do a speed and agility […] Continue reading...
HI exercise for referees – example explained by Werner Helsen, UEFA fitness expert. It’s also shown in the story on what a professional referee training programme looks like. Explanation This box-to-box exercise is for referees. The referee starts near the sidelines, in the extension of the penalty area line. On both sides of the field […] Continue reading...
Week 12 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Week 11 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Referee Felix Brych ends his international career in 2021 with the Champions League game Real Madrid versus Internazionale. After a few unsuccesful tournaments, he announced his retirement after Euro 2020. “I was still missing a big, successful international tournament in my career. Now my career feels perfect”. In this story some pinnacles of his outstanding […] Continue reading...
How ARs train and prepare for their games is a little different than the referees. Werner Helsen, Sports Scientist & Training Expert with UEFA and professor and scientist in Performance Science at KU Leuven, gives you in this story a sneak peek into their preparation. “On our website http://perception4perfection.eu are a few interesting clips that […] Continue reading...
Week 10 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Week 9 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Serie A referee IBC and VAR centre. That’s where the modern technology for referees is situated. In this video you’ll get a nice view about this centre. Plus Gianluca Rocchi shares his experiences. Continue reading...
Week 8 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Match preparation for referees. Some great examples from top referee Clément Turpin, who’ll officiate this week’s World Cup Qualifier between The Netherlands and Norway. You’ll read how a top referee prepares for a game. Clément Turpin organises the match prepration around 4 topics. He shares his experiences in the documentary Men in the Middle by […] Continue reading...
Week number Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
A selection of FA PGMOL Instagram referee tips shared by their referees. It’s worth following @fa_pgmol on Instagram. Dedicate yourself to the best you can be EFL Referee James Bell: “To be strong. Dedicate yourself to the best you can be on and off the field. And, as much as everything else, enjoy every minute […] Continue reading...
Week 6 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. (it starts at 2m27s) Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Week 5 Laws of the Game Quiz 2021-2022. Video for question 1 The next quiz will be published next Tuesday. You can always practise previous quizzes on this overview page. And after submitting your answers, you can see the correct answers immediately. Quiz Laden… Continue reading...
Inside Video Review is a great referee video series by PRO. Greg Barkey, Manager of Video Review at PRO for the Major League Soccer games, explains interesting VAR situations. Because you get a proper explanation why a decision is made, it’s really worth watching these clips. The latest clips Below I’ve embedded a playlist from […] Continue reading...
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