I was saddened by the recent news of a referee, who also acts has an administrator in a Beverley Hills Soccer League, hanging up his boots and stopping his involvement in our great game after giving several years of loyal … Continue
The Football Association have acknowledged You Are The Ref’s concern over widespread accounts of match officials being abused, mentally and physically.
In their reply, English football’s governing body has appealed for all threats on referees to be reported – including … Continue
On The Ref Show this week, Alan Biggs is joined by former FIFA referee Keith Hackett and former Premier League footballer Brian Deane. The panel discuss referee abuse after a series of incidents were highlighted to You Are The Ref, … Continue
I have decided to be anonymous, as I fear upsetting the apple-cart with my County Football Association and am scared of jeopardising any potential promotion chances. We are reminded on a regular basis, never to get involved in anything that … Continue