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.
“Based on the submitted documents, the referee committee shall review the personal qualifications of referees for crimes committed like tax ofences, due to fraud in personal dealings and will aslo look at the current economic situation of the referee.”
Translation from a document released by the German FA and published by Die Welt. German referees are being reviewed thoroughly after incidents like the one with Robert Hoyzer a few years back.
“Both technical areas were well behaved (although I don’t speak Romanian or Armenian so they could have been swearing through the whole match!) and the observer was happy with how we performed with a few areas for improvement.”
Scottish referee Don Robertson about how difficult it could be when you don’t fully understand a language. Read more about his experiences at the u19 European Championship qualifiers.
“He’ll be suspended and you’ll not see him officiating a game for a long time. He committed many mistakes,”
BFU refereeing commission chief Nikola Dzhuganski to local media about controversial referee Hristo Ristoskov.