‘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.
The first winners of the European Championship football are set: the referees.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in an analysis after one third of all matches during Euro 2012.
“I’ve always loved watching football, but never got involved in playing it. When I went on a course to learn how to become a referee it was terrifying, but also the most amazing thing I’ve ever done.”
Lorraine Deschamps is appointed MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. ‘The mother-of-two became one of only two women to qualify as a level four tutor for football referees, around 14 years ago’, writes the Harrow Times
“Managers and coaches educate players regarding discipline, but need referees and assistants to be strong when required so that the players improve their own game by becoming clear on what is acceptable and what is not.”
Scottish referee Lorraine Clark blogs about the Celtic Female Referee Seminar.