Frank De Bleeckere in focus

The top Belgian referee tells us how he started refereeing.

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  • Additional assistant referees DVD for FAs

    Additional assistant referees DVD for FAs

    A DVD produced for UEFA's national associations demonstrates the practical benefits of additional assistant referees, who are now part of the Laws of the Game and being deployed by UEFA in its club competitions.
  • Collina talks tactics

    Collina talks tactics

    Pierluigi Collina on the ways referees should prepare.
  • Dealing with decisions

    Dealing with decisions

    A fascinating insight into the world of the refereeing team during UEFA EURO 2008.
  • Referee signals guide

    Referee signals guide

    We give a guide to the signals used by referees during a match.
  • How fit is a referee?

    How fit is a referee?

    Our man takes the UEFA referees' fitness test.
  • The female officials team

    The female officials team

    We talk to top Finnish referee Kirsi Heikkinen and assistant Tonja Paavola.
  • Assistant referee signals guide

    Assistant referee signals guide

    The signals an assistant referee uses are explained.
  • Inside the head of a referee

    Inside the head of a referee

    The UEFA Training Ground examines how referees prepare mentally for a game.
  • Referee appointments

    Referee appointments

    We find out about the selection process for match officials.
  • Dutch decision explained

    Dutch decision explained

    The group meeting between the Netherlands and Italy at UEFA EURO 2008 featured a refereeing decision rarely seen before. The UEFA refereeing committee's Hugh Dallas explains more.
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