Well done Michelle, super performance & we are all so proud of you
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wexford Branch of the ISRS and to celebrate this landmark occasion, a dinner dance was held on the 8th June 2019 in the Talbot Hotel.
by Dave Devereux, from the Wexford People on Tuesday 11th June 2019
I HAD the pleasure of attending the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Wexford Branch of the Irish Soccer Referees’ Society at the weekend as current and former members got the chance to enjoy a well-deserved shindig and let their hair down. Continue reading “Stop playing blame game with referees”
The 133rd AGM of The International FA Board (The IFAB) in Aberdeen, Scotland on 2 March 2019 approved a number of amendments to, and clarifications of, the Laws of the Game for 2019/20. Three changes were approved following 2 years of worldwide experiments: Continue reading “LOTG main changes 2019/20”
- Assistants at all times unless referee intervenes. If this occurs, second last line of defense and immediate concentration.
- Wait and See
- If a situation of ‘Deliberate Play’ occurs by a defender and AR does not see, flag goes up. Referee needs to be aware of same and communicate immediately to players to continue play.
One story dominated Society’s media activity since our last meeting and that was the sad and unprovoked assault on our colleague, Daniel Sweeney. The coverage brought refereeing and, by extension, the ISRS, to national prominence over a number of weeks, starting initially with the assault, the ISRS immediate response and then the President’s meetings with the FAI and the success secured with regard to greater sanctions. The latter two phases of the incident allowed the opportunity for the ISRS to come to the forefront in representing the voice of soccer referees in Ireland. Continue reading “PRO/Communications Report”
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) held its 133rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Aberdeen, Scotland. The meeting was chaired by the President of the Scottish Football Association (SFA), Alan McRae and was attended by representatives from FIFA and the football associations of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Continue reading “Annual General Meeting of The IFAB”