We’ve been shouting about it for years, asking the questions and then trying to answer them. Continue reading “Video killed the referee star”
For millions of years, the human body has been evolving. We’re taller, we’ve lost the majority of our neanderthalic fur and more recently (in roughly the past three years) we’ve seen our shin bones shrink to almost a third of their size. Continue reading “Evolu-shin: we need to talk about credit card shinnies”
Corners are a mess.
We have ideals of a perfectly floated ball, gliding its way onto the head of a leaping gazelle and nesting into the safety of the net. It’s never this. Continue reading “Chaos at the corner flag”
I’ve been meaning to pen this letter to FourFourTwo magazine since I was about 12, so there is likely to be over a decade’s worth of pent-up frustration and half-baked arguments in the following few paragraphs.
When you arrive on a Sunday morning to referee a grassroots football match there is a stench of stale lager in the air as soon as you leave your car, if you can find somewhere to park that is. Continue reading “A day in the life of a weekend referee…”