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Amongst the items on the agenda, the IFAB will discuss a clarification to the interpretation of Law 11 – Offside, following proposals developed by FIFA’s Refereeing department and the IFAB technical sub-committee. The technical sub-committee is comprised of the respective … Continue reading
The State Cup finals brought hot and clear weather to Deerfield Park, as Rhode Island referees took charge of sixteen state final matches. Click the picture below to see our referees in action!
The weather could not be more perfect for the 2012 edition of the State Cup Semi-Finals, held at Deerfield Park. Thanks to our State Cup referees for their fine performance today. Click below to view a gallery of photos from … Continue reading
Limited seats are now available for the first annual intra-state pro clinic to be held on March 17 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick in conjunction with the SRI Soccer Expo. The morning session will run from 9-12, the afternoon session … Continue reading
The State Referee Committee is thrilled to announce the appointment of National Assessor and State Assignment Coordinator Jack Breetveld to the grade of Referee Inspector. U.S. Soccer will appoint certain National Assessors as Referee Inspectors. This designation is at the … Continue reading
Due to today’s weather conditions, event status is as follows: Pawtucket Recertification Clinic (11 AM): RESCHEDULED: 11/6 11AM Warwick Recertification Clinic (11 AM): RESCHEDULED: 11/6 11AM Warwick Vets Fitness Test (2 PM): IT’S ON!
By Randy Vogt In her Youth Soccer Insider column on Aug. 15, Sarah Weld laments the lack of women coaches and refs in youth soccer. It’s an oddity that I’ve noticed and am concerned about as well. The book I authored, “Preventive Officiating,” is … Continue reading
By Paul Gardner Despite the USA’s failure to qualify for the U-20 World Cup there was an American presence at the tournament after all. A pretty important one, as it happens. Referee Mark Geiger — well enough known in this … Continue reading
Your appearance as a referee sends a message to players, coaches, spectators and your fellow referees. That first impression is vital. If you expect to command respect you must look and act professional! Referee Uniform: At the 2011 State Cup, … Continue reading