Club footballer banned for referee abuse

Club footballer banned for referee abuse

A club footballer has been banned for a year for abusing a referee in a match in Manawatū. Central Football announced on Tuesday a player had been suspended for “over 12 months” for verbal and physical threatening behaviour towards a match official. The player was...
Football Association Issues New Rules

Football Association Issues New Rules

Players who deliberately cough at opponents or referees can be shown RED or YELLOW CARDS under new FA guidelines issued amid the coronavirus pandemic  The instructions to referees will come in immediately and will be applied at ALL levels of the game  The FA said...
My referee story by Edward Bellion

My referee story by Edward Bellion

My referee story by Edward Bellion I began refereeing when I was about age 30. Prior to then, I had been a keen amateur and recreational player throughout school and university years in England. In 1968 I went to the USA to take up a research fellowship at the...