Behind the Dutch refereeing success at Euro 2020

We spoke with Jan ter Harmsel, best known in the refereing world as “Dutch Referee” to ask him about his impressions after Bjorn Kuipers has been appointed to oversee the Euro 2020 final. Jan is an experienced journalist and referee observer who, for the past couple of years, has been running the world-famous “Dutch Referee … Read moreBehind the Dutch refereeing success at Euro 2020

Keeping fit amidst coronavirus lockdown

As most of us feel the restrictions imposed by local authorities, which often include lockdown at home, it’s extremely important to keep active. As referees we are used to regularly training and officiating in the open air – but staying fit can also be achieved at home, even if it means changing our habits somewhat! … Read moreKeeping fit amidst coronavirus lockdown

New Elite Referee Academy in USA

Referee Abroad is proud to announce a collaboration with the illustrious Needham Memorial Day Tournament, near Boston in the USA. Before today, just North American referees could take part in this tournament’s Referee Academy, which foresees intensive referee development thanks to dedicated coaches and mentors at MLS & PRO level – many of whom current … Read moreNew Elite Referee Academy in USA