Sunday, 29 December 2019

Viktor Kassai has decided to retire

Hungarian UEFA Elite referee has released some statements to the official site of Hungarian football federation. 

Monday, 23 December 2019

UEFA Referee of the Year

2019  is coming to an end. Time has come to vote for the best referee of the year. This time we have decided to focus on UEFA refereeing,  by voting the best of our confederation in 2019. This will be very easy, and we will announce the winner soon! 




Tuesday, 17 December 2019

2019 FIFA Club World Cup - Referee Appointments

Appointments of match officials at 2019 FIFA Club World Cup, in Qatar. 

Abdulrahman Al-Jassim handles the Uzbekistan - Australia game at AFC Asian Cup 2019
Referee from Qatar was appointed to handle the final, Liverpool FC - CF Flamengo

Saturday, 7 December 2019

New UEFA referees for 2020

We are pleased to present the list of NEW European FIFA referees for 2020.

Friday, 6 December 2019

Čeferin, Çakır and the Subjugation of Refereeing at UEFA

Aleksander Čeferin's recent interview sent the sharpest message yet that independent refereeing is under real threat; the fight is on, not only to save Cüneyt Çakır from being the fall guy of Čeferin's centralisation of power, but in so order to save refereeing itself from being sold out to business interests. 
New refereeing duo in Aleksander Čeferin's plans?

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Who will be promoted to UEFA Elite Category?

An update of UEFA Referee Categories is expected on next days. Time for predictions, mostly about the possible new Elite referees. 
Gianluca Rocchi, Italian FIFA referee and UEFA Elite since 2010 will leave the scene

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Monday, 18 November 2019

Sunday, 17 November 2019

2019/20 European Qualifiers - Referee Appointments MD10 (17 November 2019)

Referee appointments for 2019-20 UEFA European Qualifiers Matchday 10, games to be played on 17/11.  

Andris Treimanis in charge of 2019 FIFA U17 WC final

Latvia's Andris Treimanis s has been appointed by FIFA referees committee to handle the final of 2019 Under 17 World Cup, to be played on Saturday in Brasilia between Mexico and Brazil.

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Friday, 15 November 2019

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Law 5 Statement

Having spoken as an administrative team, Chefren and I have decided to communicate the following statement. 


Saturday, 2 November 2019

UEFA VAR Training Course

Law 5 Blog can report that selected referees from nations not using VAR in their domestic competitions will be able to handle UEFA games with the technology in place from 2020-21 season.


2019/20 UEFA Youth League - Referee appointments for Matchday 4 and Domestic Champions Path - Second Round (First Legs)

Referees in charge of 2019/20 UEFA Youth League MD4 and Domestic Champions Path - Second Round (First Legs).

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2019 - Referee Previews

The lattermost of the many FIFA competitions we have enjoyed (and at times endured) this year is the upcoming Under-17 World Cup. For the referees who will travel to Brazil, they face the matches that will begin to determine their futures at a FIFA level - the importance of which is universally agreeable - whilst handling matches contested by players who might not have finished adolescence yet. 

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Monday, 14 October 2019

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Saturday, 12 October 2019

2019/20 European Qualifiers - Referee Appointments MD7 (12 October 2019)

Referee appointments for 2019-20 UEFA European Qualifiers Matchday 7, games to be played on 12/10.  

2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship Appointments (14-15 October)

Referee appointments for 2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship Qualifiers, games to be played on 14 and 15 October.

Nejc Kajtazovič will handle the Romania - Northern Ireland game

Friday, 11 October 2019

2019/20 European Qualifiers - Referee Appointments MD7 (11 October 2019)

Referee appointments for 2019-20 UEFA European Qualifiers Matchday 7, games to be played on 11/10.  

2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship Appointments (9-12 October 2019)

Referee appointments for 2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship Qualifiers, games to be played from 9-12 October.   
Kirill Levnikov will handle the Austria - Turkey game

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tuesday, 17 September 2019