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How fit is a referee?

Published: Wednesday 21 October 2009, 10.23CET
Our man takes the UEFA referees' fitness test.

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Published: Wednesday 21 October 2009, 10.23CET

How fit is a referee?

Our man takes the UEFA referees' fitness test.

Referees fitness testStamina, resilience, speedThe fitness test is a tough hurdle every referee has to clear in order to officiate at the Elite level. To find out just how hard it is we sent our man Simon Hart along to the Stadio Olimpico in Rome to try it for himself.

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