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.[perfect_quotes id=”2456″]Cape Verde was the smallest country ever going to the Africa Cup of Nations. The country is developing rapidly and the national president stresses that improving refereeing is also a key to develop football. Download the Fifa World magazine issue January/February of 2013 in pdf.
Excellent article by former football correspondent at the Guardian Peter Lacey. Still worth reading, even if it’s two weeks old.
Mike Riley, the general manager of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited is very satisfied with the level and skills of the UK referees. Riley also talks about the appointment of John Williams, former Blackburn chairman, as boss of the PGMOL.
David Elleray during Uefa’s referee winter course. Also check the nice photo’s of the referee’s training sessions at Uefa’s website.