On The Ref Show this week Alan Biggs welcomed in a debut for Gary Owen on to the show along with former FIFA and Premier League referee Mark Halsey to discuss another action packed weekend of football.
Owen, a former … Continue
The team at You Are The Ref would like to congratulate Anthony Taylor and Michael Oliver on their promotion to the UEFA Elite Panel.
It is also pleasing to see Stuart Attwell and Paul Tierney on Category 2.
Keith Hackett … Continue
I thought congratulations were due to Craig Pawson and Michael Oliver after last Sunday’s performances in two of the biggest games of the season so far. They both got the big calls correct in my opinion, although, like any player … Continue
For Matchday 18 we are arguably only missing Mike Dean and Neil Swarbrick from a full-strength SG1 line-up, although a fit and in-form Bobby Madley also shares the natural ability to make himself undroppable by now, too.
Mike Jones misses … Continue
Last Friday I watched very closely the performance … Continue
In the studio this week with Alan Biggs were former FIFA and Premier League referee Mark Halsey and ex Sheffield Wednesday striker David Hirst to round up the weekend action in the Premier League and Football League.
They weren’t short … Continue
Space dictates we can’t go relitigating all of Matchday 16’s incidents, however “harsh, harsh, harsh, harsh” they seem in the cold light of day.
Always good to see Chris Kavanagh and Paul Tierney getting top flight games, even if they … Continue
We are approaching another day featuring two big derby matches in the Premier League and I’m confident that Craig Pawson and Michael Oliver will be taking the prospect seriously.
By that I mean I don’t expect leniency, the kind of … Continue
It was refreshing to see one of our top referees saying sorry in the past week. While it’s caused quite a lot of fuss, I honestly feel the public out there should take more time to understand the complexity of … Continue
The PGMO Ltd cannot be accused of failing to spread the festive cheer around: there’s at least a game for everybody in SG1 on Matchdays 16 and 17. The only two men given two matches next week, in fact, are … Continue