REFEREES - training

 Quiz Yourself!  "You are the Ref"

                  log in and quiz yourself.  Read the Scenarios and check your answer against   the decisions of famous retired Premier League Referee, Keith Hackett with comic strip pictures from the artist Paul Trevillion.

  This is really fun.        here's the link: You Are the Ref

Today's You Are The Ref is really tricky! (4/7/2014) Click the cartoon for the answers.

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and now... here's a simple explanation of Offside by John Cleese

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Referee Directives  
  U.S. Soccer Referee Directives


The U.S. Soccer Referee Directives are now available online. They can be found under the Referee Development area on the U.S. Soccer webpage. The ten (10) Directives are provided to assist in the management of games at the highest levels and, hence, are of interest not only to match officials but coaches and administrators as well. The objective of the Directives is to provide a more unified and consistent approach in key areas of game management.

Position Papers

US Soccer.com Media Center Training Videos (2013)