We have all heard it over and over again, haven’t we… it’s too early for a card, the ref doesn’t want to be accused of ruining the game!
I don’t actually think it’s a major problem and I think you’d … Continue
The Premier League’s first “cheating” charge has gone right to the heart of the culture that You Are The Ref believes needs to be eradicated from football.
If not exactly an unwritten law, it has become almost a code of … Continue
Last weekend highlighted the view of many people that the standard of officiating at Premier League level is in decline. Examples are almost too numerous to mention. I’ll have a go.
On Monday night, Lee Mason, when faced with a … Continue
Having been closely involved in football for well over half a century I have seen the speed and intensity of the game change at all levels.The physical demands placed on our match officials are without doubt more challenging.
In addition … Continue
On The Ref Show this week former Premier League manager Iain Dowie and ex FIFA Assistant Referee Glenn Turner join Alan Biggs in the studio to discuss all the action in the Premier League and EFL from the weekend’s football. … Continue
The start of a new season sees many people making their predictions on who will win the Premier League and who will be relegated.
It’s a celebration of 25 years of a league that continues to grow – although I … Continue
Two of our top teams took to the lush, summer turf of Wembley at the weekend and despite it being an entertaining enough start, a couple of issues that arose from this niggly encounter left me fuming.
I know that … 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