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Stellar Performance: Referees Shine at IberCup Cascais

The recent IberCup Cascais tournament witnessed a display of exceptional officiating prowess as 77 referees took center stage amidst the action-packed matches involving over 300 teams. IberCup Cascais is an elite tournament with the likes of Chelsea...

Former Premier League referee Roger East heading to IberCup Andalucia.

A former Premier League referee between 2013 and 2019, Roger East will join this year’s IberCup Andalucia in Spain! He will coach and offer his feedback, tips and advice to our group of referees. During his time on the Premier League Roger...

Former UEFA Observer Zdravko Jokic at the IberCup Estoril

A former FIFA referee, for many years Zdravko Jokic, of Serbia, has been a staple in international football, having been of UEFA’s most respected referee observers for the past decade or so. Zdravko, who needs no introduction to the Referee...

Former FIFA Referee Peter Frojdfeldt heading to the IberCup

A guest who perhaps needs no introduction will join Referee Abroad’s 2024 summer tournaments: former FIFA and UEFA referee, as well an official on the EURO 2008 Final, Peter Fröjdfeldt will be with us for the IberCup Estoril in Portugal! He will...

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has landed at Referee Abroad

In the world of football, technology is playing an increasingly important role in ensuring fair and accurate decisions. And at Referee Abroad tournaments, our referees will soon be able to use Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology to assist in...

Adidas becomes Official Product Partner for Referee Abroad

Referee Abroad is delighted to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Adidas, the renowned sportswear brand. This collaboration aims to bring together the expertise and innovation of Adidas with our unique offerings for referees, creating a...

Referee Abroad and AIA deepen alliances for Referee Erasmus Program

Referee Abroad is pleased to announce the renewal of the partnership with the Italian Referee Association (AIA) to launch the second edition of the Referee Erasmus Program in 2024.Following a successful first edition where Italian referees...

Official Partnership with the Referees’ Association of Japan

Referee Abroad is happy to announce the official partnership with the RAJ, Referees’ Association of Japan. The RAJ represents football referees in Japan and will enter an agreement of mutual partnership with Referee Abroad which will see the...

Partnership with the Irish Football Association.

Today, 25th of March 2022, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Irish Football Association, the governing body of football in Northern Ireland, and their referee department. Following a visit to Belfast, it has been agreed that the...

A night with two World Cup Final ARs

Referee Abroad hosted for an on-line webinar on assistant referees with Darren Cann and Leif Lindberg on March 24th. Arguably two of the best Assistant Referees in history, they both officiated on a World Cup Final, among many other important games...

A meeting with Chris & Tori Penso

On the 9th of February we hosted a Zoom session together with American PRO referees Chris & Tori Penso. Chris Penso is a MLS referee since 2009 and previously refereed the Indian Super League in India. He joined the FIFA list in 2013 and his...

A night with Howard Webb & Darren Cann

On the other day Howard Webb and Darren Cann joined our international referee community to discuss the role of referees and ARs and the importance of their relationship. Howard Webb is probably one of the most famous referees of the last twenty...
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