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You can find information on this blog that will make you a better referee. You get insights in the lives of professional referees plus simple tips you can already use in next weekend’s game. I’ll try to help you on your refereeing career path.

What can you find on the blog?

  • Interviews with both professional and amateur referees
  • Case studies where you can learn from match situations (video’s)
  • Tips & tricks from top referees and tutors
  • News, so you’re up-to-date with the latest developments in refereeing

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Who’s writing the stories?

Jan ter Harmsel, author of Dutch Referee BlogI am Jan ter Harmsel, a Dutch football referee and specialist in online communication. I talked about refereeing incidents on BBC tv and radio and I voluntarily write for the national magazine of the Dutch referee association (called COVS). Don’t hesitate to get in touch with me via e-mail or just give me a tweet.

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