To those active across L3 & L4 referees, the FA have just given update guidance regarding COVID.
The main point is that post-match debriefs will still be done remotely :(
So looks like I am going to be doing County level, unless the referee fancies 7.30 am call on Sunday morning.
For those members who referee in the Yorkshire Pool on NCEL, you have December off.
The NCEL have postponed all their matches in December, as the clubs didn't want to have to play behind closed doors. There is going to be a rush to get the fixtures in, both for the league and the referees...
While not referee related, thoughts on this would be interesting.
Scottish Government bans matches
Thoughts of what should happen to the players concerned.
For the Celtic player who went to Spain, I think a 14 ban and 2 week fine should be the minimum. As he played, and was ineligible, there...
The FA issued guidance last week about getting football going.
Looks like early Set will be the probable start date - but interestingly, the FA rules out joint travel for match...
The justice system has produced a financial penalty for an assault. Would be interesting to fine out what the CFA did?
Possibly had a strong word with him...
On the BBC website, Stevenage have been fined for sexist comments against a female official. The article seems to be they are moaning about being fined - would a points deduction be more effective?