Bring on the video referee? by Alan Biggs

Will this World Cup be a watershed for the game – as the last one to be staged without the use of replays? That’s a...

Should have been a red but grey areas for ref in World Cup opener:...

Brazil’s opening night victory in the World Cup left the referee sharing the spotlight after two controversial calls. But You Are the Ref summariser Keith...

Should FIFA consider points penalties for ganging up on refs? – by Alan Biggs

Brazil’s World Cup opening game raised more than just controversy over decision-making – with players’ hounding of referees back at the centre of global...

Dutch top team – again! But will politics stop the best ref getting final?...

A masterclass from Bjorn Kuipers may still not be enough to earn him the World Cup final. Only a superb performance from the Dutch master...

Best refs should go global in domestic leagues as well. Premier League can lead...

European referees’ supremacy at the World Cup has fuelled the case for foreign referees in major leagues across the continent. While players swap countries, referees...

England v Uruguay warning – Spanish referee produces cards quicker than a magician! By...

England and Uruguay are being flashed a red card alert ahead of their crucial Group B clash on Thursday. You Are The Ref’s top expert...

Remember grappling? It’s gone – thanks to FIFA chief by Alan Biggs

FIFA referees chief Massimo Bussaca is being hailed for wrestling one of the biggest blights on the world game into a state of submission. Not...

World Cup refs told: You’ll have to get stricter – by Alan Biggs

Praise for the restraint of World Cup referees will turn to criticism if they don’t tighten their control for the business end of the...

Refs don’t question managers . . .time to end these mind games, says Turner...

Louis Van Gaal stood accused of trying to psyche out Gambian referee Bakary Gassama with his comments ahead of Holland’s World Cup progression as...

The World’s best footballers deserve the best referees – they are not getting them:...

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is today at the centre of fresh controversy amid calls for a refereeing shake-up at future World Cups. You Are the...
Newsletter

ccccc

CLOSE
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Youtube