‘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.
“We are working towards a situation where only the captains can confer with referees during the game. Breaches will be punished with a yellow or red card.”
The Norwegian FA in a statement. They started a ‘Handshake for Peace’ in partnership with the Nobel Peace Centre.
“When I played football myself, I thought referees were horrible people.”
Dutch top level referee Tom van Sichem tells that he got booked very often for talking to the referee.
“What struck me about Kevin (Friend), and in the same way as when I saw Darren Cann and Mike Mullarkey speak, was just how open, honest and down to earth he was.”
Tristan Greaves blogs about a ‘Have Your Say’ event organised by the Surrey FA recently. Go read his blog!
“A final report will be made at the special meeting of the IFAB on 2 July, following the conclusion of the UEFA EURO 2012 competition, in order that a definitive decision on the future of AAR can also be made.”
IFAB will make a decision about the extra assistants right after the European Championship.
Worth watching: Uefa video of the referee training camp. Does someone know how to embed it?