The Play-off Final for the Championship between Huddersfield Town and Reading that will take place at Wembley on Monday 29th May, 2017, brought back memories of my refereeing this game in the FA Challenge Cup way back in 1986. … Continue
Yet this historic change has benefited the game, keeping the competition lively up to the last kick of the season. We can now look back over the years to see the huge success that it has been. Having myself officiated … Continue
On the The Ref Show Alan Biggs is joined by former referee Mark Halsey and ex Sheffield Wednesday player Gary Megson. This week the panel discuss Micheal Oliver the big game referee of the weekend, Manchester City v Liverpool, huge … Continue
Joining Alan on the new look Ref Show this week was BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson and former Football League official Dean Mohareb. Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Bournemouth at Old Trafford was a game full of controversy with two incidents … Continue
Alan Biggs is joined by former referee Dean Mohareb and Premier League winner Chris Sutton to discuss all the action from the weekend’s football. Joey Barton is in discussion after an incident in the FA Cup where Lincoln City provided … Continue
Goal-line technology is to be introduced in the Championship from the start of next season in a move welcomed by You Are The Ref. Clubs have agreed “in principle” to use goalline technology from the start of next season.
Last night, late in the Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Blackburn Rovers, referee Scott Duncan ruled out what would have been an equalising Rovers goal.
What happened next stirred an echo of an unwelcome piece of history on the … Continue
Mike Dean and Stuart Attwell find themselves in the Championship this weekend – out of respect to the competition.
Dean is in charge of Saturday’s Yorkshire derby between Barnsley and Leeds while, on the Friday night, Attwell presides over Brighton … Continue