Howard Webb demonstrates that a tactical foul – even one committed in the third minute – should always be cautioned.
Martin Atkinson demonstrates the “angle before distance” principle for ensuring he can see the space between players.
Two send off scenarios along with two different approaches to reaching the decision are examined.
An in-depth look at referee communication systems with a particular focus on cost-effective alternatives to the expensive solutions employed in the Premier League.
We reveal each piece of gear used by England’s top-flight referees, from radio communications to whistles.
The final 90 seconds of a match between Chelsea FC and Manchester United FC prove eventful after frustration boils over for some of the United players.
At $45, the Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Wide Mouth bottle isn’t cheap, but its’ rugged, leakproof construction and lifetime warranty make it worthy of consideration for busy referees.
A Newcastle goal is ruled out for offside in a controversial decision that could be argued either way. The mechanics employed by the referee team were spot on, reminding us all how to handle similar situations.
A tongue-in-cheek look at a caution issued by Mark Clattenburg for dissent
Full match video including every decision, player management incident and goal. This edition features Michael Oliver refereeing Chelsea v Southampton on 1 Dec 2013.