Tag: David Elleray

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Gareth Southgate (L) and David Elleray speak prior to the Round of 16 UEFA Champions League match between Paris St Germain and Valencia CF at Parc des Princes on March 6, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Chair of Referee’s committee faces racism probe, will step down

The chair of the Referees’ committee, David Elleray, is to step down at the end of the season as the FA Launch an independent investigation into the 67-year-old’s conduct.
Match Referee Stuart Attwell shows a yellow card to Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Premier League referees will finally use pitchside monitors properly from next season

Premier League referees will finally use pitchside monitors properly from next season to rule on offside calls as well as red cards.
Arsene Wenger during an interview at the Mercedes Benz Building prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards on February 17, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

Arsene Wenger’s offside VAR changes get UEFA support as Premier League called to heel

The Premier League will review how they use VAR for next season and the offside rule will be changed to give the advantage to the striker - something it was already supposed to be doing.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Kim Little of Arsenal is treated for an injury after being tackled by Drew Spence of Chelsea during the FA WSL match between Chelsea Women and Arsenal at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Kingston upon Thames, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Referees to clamp down in FA WSL and FA WC

The FA have finally started to address one of the biggest refereeing problems in Women's football - the leniency in applying Law 12 and the protection of players' physical integrity.