VAR IS HERE TO STAY

VAR IS HERE TO STAY

VAR IS HERE TO STAY There is no doubt that the major talking point at the elite end of our great game is the way in which VAR (Video Assistant Referee) is been applied in the Premier League. I need to say from the onset that I am a great believer in the use of...
USA, BELGIUM AND “SOMETHING”

USA, BELGIUM AND “SOMETHING”

I was talking with a friend of mine, who is very knowledgeable about the history of soccer in this country, about how to make the USMNT one of the best in the World. I told him that “Look at Belgium; they must have done “something” over the years so that they are now...
Developing the game- one step further

Developing the game- one step further

Keys to Football is a platform for everyone developing in our beautiful game.  The platform allows personalised development for any player, coach or referee What’s on offer: Online exam for the laws of the game, testing referees, players and coaches Education:...
Racism in football

Racism in football

If a player, or players, approaches Ivan Bebek, the referee at tonight’s match,  and says there is a problem with racist abuse from the crowd, the match official will immediately adopt Uefa’s three-step protocol for dealing with such incidents. Although he...
HAPPY RETIREMENT – TOP OFFICIALS

HAPPY RETIREMENT – TOP OFFICIALS

Understand that two Referees have retired from officiating at the top level.Both have been excellent servants to the game.Lee Probert And Eddie Ilderton we at Keys to Football wish you a happy retirement Thankyou for all that you’ve done and no doubt continue to...