Thursday, 24 January 2019

2019 AFC Asian Cup - Referee Appointments for Quarterfinals

Appointments for Quarterfinals at 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Starting from this stage of the competition, VAR will be used. 

UEFA VAR Gathering in Málaga, February 2019

After the 27th Advanced Course for Top Referees Portugal 2019, UEFA has organized a further meeting  to give final instructions and make practice with VAR. Please find below the list of selected officials, they will meet in  Málaga, Spain.  

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Roberto Rosetti: "VAR In Champions League, we are ready"

«We had a very important duty: we wanted to anticipate the times and give referees and European football an important tool to reduce errors, a benefit for all  clubs and the referees themselves. We did it ». The VAR is about to make its debut in  the Champions League and Roberto Rosetti, already responsible for the same project at World Cup, explains this revolution.

Sunday, 20 January 2019

FIFA Seminars for Referees - List of Participants

FIFA is already working for World Cup 2022. On next months there will be two seminars in Doha, Qatar. Just click the link to read the names of the selected officials.



Friday, 18 January 2019

Thursday, 17 January 2019

UEFA 27th Advanced Course for Top Referees Portugal 2019 - List of participants (UPDATED)

Knockout stages of European  competitions are coming, and UEFA referees must be ready. A very important innovation in UEFA competitions will be the use of VAR in CL KO games. This year the courses for both top UEFA referees and new FIFA referees will take place in Portugal, from 27/01 to 31/01. We are pleased to provide you the list of participants in the Advanced Course for Top Referees. 

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Mark Geiger named PRO Director of Senior Match Officials

The Professional Referee Organization has announced that Mark Geiger, one of the most heralded U.S. referees over the past two decades, has been appointed as Director of Senior Match Officials. He will oversee the work of officials operating at the Major League Soccer level with immediate effect.

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

New UEFA Assistant Referees for 2019

After having announced all the new referees on FIFA list for 2019, now it is assistant referees turn. For each country, we will mention the new names for both men and women's panels. Congratulations to all for this success and a special thank to the other ones who left the list.