By Referees, for Referees!


July 11, 2016

Ronaldo, or "Ron Manager" as a few would call him, was still full of energy and emotion after being injured 25 minutes into the EURO 2016 Final match against France. 

"Our captain put in an immense effort," Portugal's first-team coach Fernando Santos said. '"He has amazing team spirit. Twice he tried to get back on the pitch in spite of his injury but him being...

July 5, 2016

As COPA AMERICA comes to an end and the EURO's are dwindling down, we take a look at the third team on the pitch and their great efforts to keeping the game in check, even if it means taking the players down! 

Keep your eye on the ball... 

 But not for too long!

  Stay Cool...

  Stay Calm...

Stay Collected!

Have fun with it... 

After all, it's just a game we all...

April 8, 2016

 Picture Credit to: Get On With The Game


The referee is at the heart of every sports event, creating a fair and safe environment so that everyone can enjoy playing. The referee's job is to make sure that the laws and rules of the game are followed. If a player commits a foul or there is a dispute about something, the referee is there to sort it out calmly...

March 14, 2016

In Football, a referee carries a yellow flag to indicate when a penalty has occurred. You can make them at home and use them for football games at your local leagues! Here's how:  


1. Purchase The Following Materials

 2. Cut the fabric into rectangles that are about 1 foot (0.3 m) by 1 1/2 feet (0.5 m).

 3. Place the Ball in the Middle of...

February 29, 2016

There is no ordinary day for Basketball Referee, Jim Brooks. As a police officer, he is used to people either liking him or not. That's one aspect that translates to his part-time job of officiating high school boys and girls basketball around Carroll. There can be angry players, coaches and fans, but Brooks doesn't let that get to him. 


"Commanding 'respe...

February 26, 2016

The Trabzonspor player who brandished a red card at the referee at the weekend’s ill-tempered clash with Super Lig rivals Galatasaray was hit with a three match ban by the Turkish football federation on Thursday.


In Addition, Salih Dursun was handed a 13,000 lira ($4,440) fine for violating the rights of the referee, the federation said in a statement.


Read the...

February 22, 2016

The inaugural Adidas Young Champions Tournament was recently held in Los Angeles, CA and Brooklyn, NY. The invitation-only tournament is for premier U.S. based U15 soccer teams. All games are played in a facility built by Adidas staff.

The winner of the LA and NY Adidas Young Champions Tournaments will automatically advance to the final site...

February 17, 2016

The world of sport is continually changing over the years, and the use of technology is just one of those areas that has made an impact on many sports in the modern day. One criticism of the use of technology is that it can slow down the speed of the game, but on the other hand for many people it makes watching it more enjoyable to see the correct decisions bei...

February 12, 2016

Have you seen this call before? During a Thursday night’s women’s basketball game between UMBC and Hartford, in the final minutes of Hartford’s 65-57 victory over UMBC, a referee made a traveling call in a most interesting fashion. Check out the video below and read the full article HERE by The Washington Post. 


February 10, 2016

With more interest in sports today than ever before, Referees are in high demand to cover all sorts of sports and games. It is important to know that the Referee is an important aspect of the game due to helping control the game environemnt so that everyone can go home safely. As seen in the video presented by The Surrey FA, things can get hectic really qu...

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