Not only do we stand at the threshold of a gleaming new season, with all the promise that brings, but it’s a World Cup year, in case you’d forgotten, and so, if there ever was a time to sound a … Continue
Bill Shankly’s famous quote – “the harder I work, the luckier I get” – rings true with anyone who endeavours to climb up the refereeing promotion ladder; … Continue
There are so many things about Jawahir Jewels which set her apart from her contemporaries.
Indeed, being a young, modern woman with an overriding love of the Beautiful Game and a keen and enduring affection … Continue
It’s back, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever – and the Final will feature one of sport’s highest profile personalities!
The Youdan Trophy is not only becoming the talk of football across the globe it is already … Continue
So here we are then. At the end of another long, hard season.
Fortunately one that isn’t immediately followed by a World Cup, European Championship or Confederations Cup.
Every EPL team can send their playing staff away on their holidays, … Continue
I am honoured to join the YATR team at the same time as the world’s best, Mark Clattenburg, and I want to explain how his story shows how much being determined to learn can pay off!
I distinctly remember when … Continue
The World’s top referee Mark Clattenburg is joining You-Are-The-Ref in what is a major coup for the internationally-acclaimed website.
Clattenburg, who was named as football’s top official earlier this year, has been appointed as the International Director for You-Are-The-Ref’s recently-launched … Continue
In order that the fixtures on the final matchday of the season can all be played at the same date and time, the penultimate week is spread across 15 games (two of which are not listed here) and six days. … Continue
With just two more fixtures left after this round of fixtures, you’d have thought that PGMOL would bring out all of its big guns.
No Mark Clattenburg but Jon Moss gets the final game of the weekend. Roger East gets … Continue
Another fairly underwhelming set of appointments from PGMOL and one in particular pops right out at you.
Let’s just say that Mark Hughes, who’s never short of a word or two for the officials, will bemoan his luck again this … Continue