Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Bosses: Massimo Busacca

In the era of professional referees, there seem to be more opportunities than ever to build on a career in the middle by taking up a management position in one of the professional boards of various organisations and leagues. Refereeing … Continue reading

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Who’s Who In The Select Group: Part 2

Following on from yesterday’s selection of thoughts on the year ahead for the Select Group, here’s the rest of them. Michael Oliver is praised, Jonathan Moss is liked, and Neil Swarbrick is forgotten. Andre Marriner, Age: 43, Home County: West … Continue reading

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Who’s Who In The Select Group: Part 1

It’s a week away from the Premier League big kick-off, and while there is no new blood in the Select Group, we will see a few less familiar faces as Howard Webb watches from the sidelines. Craig Pawson, Roger East … Continue reading

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Howard’s End

So that’s that. After 10 years at the top, and seemingly more to give, Howard Webb has called time on his refereeing career to become Technical Director at PGMOL. Very much coming from the slightly scary-looking bald referee school, he … Continue reading

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