UK Referee Promotion System- Is it Flawed?

UK Referee Promotion System- Is it Flawed?

I have the opportunity of watching a large number of grassroots games this year and witnessed some excellent displays of officiating. Not every referee takes up the whistle with the intention of wanting to become a professional or refereeing the FA Challenge Cup...
AOS FC MATCH REPORT – 13/01/20

AOS FC MATCH REPORT – 13/01/20

After their back to back victories last week, AOS FC played in the storm. However, strong winds and rain in a dark, gloomy night in Sheffield did not stop their momentum from carrying on. There 4th game of the season in League Two was overshadowed by the possibility...
AOS FC MATCH REPORT – 13/01/20

AOS FC MATCH REPORT – 06/12/19

AOS FC played two games, back to back, on a wet and cold Monday night in Sheffield. The first game saw a solid performance from all involved, after a slow start, AOS started to dominate, causing gaps to appear through slick passing and quick movement. 0-0 in the first...
Official Review – FA Cup

Official Review – FA Cup

The FA Challenge Cup brings back great memories for me having refereed the 100th Final between Manchester City v Liverpool in 1981. I was also senior linesman in the 1979 Cup Final between Arsenal v Manchester United So I have reviewed a number of games providing my...