A round-up of weekly referee news from around the world. Cuneyt Cakir referee of the year 2015, say the experts of The 3rd team. And more news and interesting links below.
The news of last week was the announcement of the headline on the blog the 3rd team. Their experts say: Cuneyt Cakir referee of the year 2015. The blog has used the guideline for voters that they had to find a balance between achievements and performance level in 2015, specially in UEFA competitions.
Their top 5:
01. Cüneyt Çakır – Turkey – 172 points
02. Nicola Rizzoli – Italy – 155 points
03. Felix Brych – Germany – 134 points
04. Martin Atkinson – England – 127 points
05. Mark Clattenburg – England – 122 points
Two match ban for simulating headbutt
A player in Scotland had been awarded a two-match ban for pretending being headbutted. Check full story.
Plans for 2015
I wish you all a very happy 2016. I am planning some stories on mental fitness. Any topics you want to be discussed? Leave a reply then.