Referees in the media (week 40)

‘Referees in the media’ will be published each Monday (due to sickness now on Tuesday) on the Dutch Referee Blog and provides remarkable or interesting quotes and links to articles worth reading.

“I was the only girl referee on my course, but I enjoyed it. I’ve not had any abuse in the games I have done so far, but it doesn’t bother me. I am quite thick-skinned and I am not frightened to use my cards.”

17-year-old Nadia Young wants to be a top referee.

“We want foreign referees to take charge in our matches against teams that are considered to be subscribed to top places.”

Says Bulgarian league leader Ludogrets in a statement on their website. The club thinks referees were biased in their two recent matches

“We have come here to improve football law through debate and participation, not to destroy the game.”

Spanish FA (RFEF) President Angel Maria Villar-Llona on the International Conference on Football Law last weekend.