A show about the people who are involved in the world's biggest sport but don't often get seen, unless they make a mistake. Join host Hassan Rajwani as he sits down with football (soccer) referees at all levels of the game to discuss their journey, key refereeing topics in the game (such as VAR) and everything else refereeing! You'll also hear him quiz professional players on the laws of the game.
Paul Markland - Chairman of Hythe Town FC
We're back after the winter break and find that grassroots football is unfortunately suspended once again. We sit down with Paul Markland, Chairman of Isthmian South East side, Hythe Town FC who play in Kent. We speak to him about how Covid has impacted clubs as well as discuss what could happen in terms of the season. Will it be null and void? Will it be PPG? Will it continue? We get his thoughts on that and his thoughts on referees too.
Hope Powell Interview - Brighton and Hove Albion Women's First Team Manager - Special REFSIX Weekly
We catch up with current Brighton and Hove Albion Women's First Team Manager Hope Powell. Prior to managing Brighton in the Women's Super League, Hope was the manager for the England national team for 15 years. We chat with Hope about laws of the game, technology in football and what she thinks makes a great referee.
Weekend Incidents Roundup
We discuss a variety of incidents from around Europe's top leagues this weekend from a referee's perspective including:
- Southampton's penalty vs Brighton - was it inside or outside?
- Paul Pogba's goal vs West Ham - did the ball go out of play?
- Millwall's fans booing the players kneeling before kick off
- 2 balls on the field in Sweden
- The yellow card shown to Stuttgart player Silas Wamangituka after slowly walking the ball into the net for a goal
This week we're joined by Level 7 Referee, Karl Luckhurst
Dissent, Sin-Bins, Concussions and Stephanie Frappart
This week we discuss the Anthony Taylor/Vidal incident during the Inter Milan and Real Madrid Champions League match, Raúl Jiménez and David Luiz's collision during Arsenal vs Wolves and how referees should deal with concussion. We're joined by grassroots officials Matt Leary and Max Ashley.
Mass Confrontations and that MLS Penalty Shootout
We delve in to the processes we adopt during mass confrontations, discuss some incidents from the weekend including the Orlando MLS Penalty Shootout (Kicks from the Penalty Mark) where the Goalkeeper received a red card! We're joined by Level 3 Jake Woodman and Level 4 Joel Lamping.
This week we're joined by Level 3 referee Conall Bartlett and Level 5 referee Pablo Aguilar. We discuss the excitement of Cup appointments!