Referee Articles

Acknowledging the mistake and apologizing is more positive than you think. This action will help correct..........

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We’ve all done it: We rise with purpose as a defender brings down an attacker breaking in a goal, proclaiming with ......

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To have a good atmosphere during a game, good relationship with the players is require to be able to ...........

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A Referee need to apologize

Using Psychology In Soccer Officiating

5 toughest calls in the game

Referees like any player need to be aware of everything that is happening involving three essentials in the game;

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Can you handle insults?

The word is the most powerful weapon in soccer and the most frequently used means to insult. The insult is an ..........

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The use of lasers is a new development in soccer matches and there is not a stadium where their use has not been.. More........

How's your peripheral vision?

HEIGHT DIFFERENCE PROBABILITY OF FOUL AGAINST TALLER PLAYER....

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Referees subconsciously favor teams in red uniform

"A team manager’s choice of a red uniform can affect a referee’s decision making and benefit the team during a game.” More......

The issue that currently generates much discussion in soccer is the penalty kick, because when there is......

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Penalty Kick history

Do soccer referees hate the tall guys?

Laser beam, annoying interference

Recently, in Colombia a phenomenon occurred to an Assistant referee, in the match between Millonarios and ........

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The "Flip Throw-in"

Following a controversy sparked in international competition by this particular technique of doing a throw...

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Soccer is a sport that recognizes all its participants as having specific roles in the game. This includes players,........

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Outside agent

Optical illusion

Nowhere in the laws can you find a reference to the idea or spirit of “advantage".” This undoubtedly has....

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The "Diagonal System of Control"

The diagonal was created in 1891 because of the need for a structured approach to enable three officials to.....

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Since the beginning of football, or soccer, the referee’'s signals for players’ law violations have changed .......

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Make good use of the whistle

The Essence of "Advantage"

The referee's powers and duties, according to Law 5, establish that it is the referee who has the obligation to....

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Eye contact is essential

Eye contact is essential when the referee and the assistant look at each other at the same time to make a.....

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Because yellow caution cards are used in soccer, Thomas Metzen, a German Bundesliga referee, didn’t have a .......

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Is a double yellow card allow?

When injuries involve blood

Use of the Vanishing Spray approved

The use of spray paint by referees is increasing in more countries. This product is currently reducing the.....

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The way the referee maintains control of a game is reflected in the moment that he/she shows “"flow vs. control"..

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Maintaining match control

Unofficial Signals

In the pregame meeting with assistant referees, the referee may introduce other types of signals to be use .......

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