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    New Ref : First Game : My post match thoughts/report.

    So, after passing my ELRA two seasons back, I finally got round to actually reffing my first game today. A level 11 adult game - a couple of ‘seconds’ teams - but still a league match, so the result was (I presume) important. And, to be honest, by the end of the game I felt truly awful. What...
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    Pre-match 'talk'

    So, it's likely that I will be reffing my first match this Saturday. I'm used to reffing (I'm a qualified FA ref), taken my ELRA, and studied the law book, and joined my local society. What I'm wondering though, is what to actually say during a pre-match 'chat', and who exactly to talk to...