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Referees in the media (week 12)

‘Referees in the media’ will be published at the beginning of the week on the Dutch Referee Blog and provides remarkable or interesting quotes and links to articles worth reading.

Every boy dreams of walking onto the hallowed turf of Hampden and I have now had the great privilege and honour of fulfilling this dream.

Scottish Assistant Referee Charlie Smith blogs about his experiences as cup final AR. He blogs about the week before the final from the moment he heard hewould be there.

“That’s absolutely ludicrous, trying to protect the poor performances of the officials they supply us. It’s a joke.”

Mark Hughes laughs at the British FA because it released a statement that it is in favour of the use of technology when the match QPR – Bolton wasn’t even finished. During the match Martin Atkinson and his AR missed a clear goal.

“Webb and his officials should be commended on their handling of Muamba incident.”

Header above Graham Poll’s review of last weekend’s football.
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