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referee

A person—ideally one who is respected by his or her peers—who speaks (refers) on the behalf of another.
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ME-ftE-oy-lu highlighted that although there are many complaints about refereeing from within the country, Turkish referee CE-neyt Ecakyr has been named one of the world's top referees and Halis Euzkahya and HE-seyin GE[micro]cek will join him in UEFA's Elite group of referees next year.
We are all witness, after all, to serious refereeing mistakes made by international referees who take part in leagues around Europe".
Lucy May, Northumberland FA's Referee Development Officer, said: "It is an exciting time for refereeing within Northumberland and we are pleased to be working alongside Newcastle University.
Former UAE and Fifa referee Farid Ali, the refereeing expert with the Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, agreed that serious mistakes were often being committed by the local referees but stood firmly against importing foreign referees in the local competitions.
This is a small but significant step forward in the women's game and every effort will be made to recruit more suitable candidates through area football associations and develop women's refereeing so the WPWL will benefit from a stronger participation from female match officials in the years ahead.
Guest speaker for the evening was level three and FIFA assistant referee Jane Simms, who spoke about her career progressing up the refereeing ladder and her European appointments.
Pearson added: "Referee coaching is where I always saw myself going after refereeing at the top level, and this is the perfect job for me.
He said: "I have been involved in refereeing since I was 14 and this excellent news makes that commitment all the more worthwhile.
County president Joan Wrigley is at the forefront of the latest refereeing classes in her role with the society and hopes many students will advance to Grade A.
While these are very early days on the refereeing ladder, the players could one day reach elite level if deemed good enough.
The objective behind creating the panel is to allow the elite referees more opportunities to referee and ensure better quality of refereeing in all AFC men's competitions.
Older referees, players and administrators will recall his long, distinguished and significant refereeing and touch judge career, whilst those of a later era will be grateful for the coaching and mentoring of many an up-and-coming referee.