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.
German referee boss Herbert Fandel is very delighted with the appointment for Felix Brych as referee at the Confederations Cup.
Former West Germany player Hans-Peter Briegel praises the German referees in his weekly opinion article. He specifically names Jochen Drees, who made three key decisions, all right. Good to hear that former players appreciate referees too (sometimes).
Kyros Vassaras, member of the Uefa referee committee, compares young referees with young players with potential. The referees ares selected for the 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Slovakia. Read more about the refereeing team at the u17 in Slovakia.
Dutch Referee Björn Kuipers got appoited as Europa League final referee and is very happy with it.