Global Game, Match in Review, Referees, SFYS Rules, Uncategorized

Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 5 : Peter Bankes

 Referee: Peter Bankes Age: 38 Years as A Referee: 1996 (25 Years) First Game in the EPL: August 2019 – Leicester vs. Bournemouth Match: Review: Relatively new to the EPL, Peter Bankes took charge of this 6 goal thriller between Chelsea and Southampton. While the original cast for Week 5 teased the Merseyside derby; Michale… Read More Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 5 : Peter Bankes

Global Game, Match in Review, Referees, SFYS Rules

Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 4 : Anthony Taylor

Referee: Anthony Taylor Age: 41 Years as A Referee: 2002 (19 Years) First Game in the EPL: February 2010 – Fulham vs. Portsmouth Match: Review: Well, the face on Anthony Taylor’s bio photo says it all; he was in for a very eventful match. Snapped only seconds after he called the first penalty kick, and… Read More Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 4 : Anthony Taylor

Global Game, Match in Review, Referees, SFYS Rules

Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 3 : Michael Oliver

Referee: Michael Oliver Age: 35 Years as A Referee: 1999 (21 Years) First Game in the EPL: January 2010 – Fulham vs. Portsmouth Match: Review: What looked on paper to be an easy home win for Manchester City ended up being nothing short of the opposite result. The  EPL has been exciting this season, in… Read More Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 3 : Michael Oliver

Global Game, Match in Review, Referees, SFYS Rules

Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 2 : Paul Tierney

Referee: Paul Tierney Age: 39 Years as A Referee: Started as a referee in 2008 (12 years) First Game in the EPL: September 2014 – Newcastle vs. Hull City Match: Chelsea vs. Liverpool (9/20) Review: Both Chelsea and Liverpool were undefeated going into matchweek 2. With both teams attempting to remain unbeaten, the opening 45… Read More Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 2 : Paul Tierney

Global Game, Match in Review, Referees, SFYS Rules

Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 1 : Craig Pawson

Referee: Craig Pawson  Age: 41 Years as A Referee: Started in 1993  (27 years) First Game in the EPL: March 2013 – Newcastle vs. Swansea City (1-0) Match: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Chelsea FC (9/13) Review: It was the opening campaign for both of these teams and the last game for Matchweek 1. From… Read More Referee Review EPL 2020/21 Matchweek 1 : Craig Pawson

Coaching, Player Development

Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Part 6 of ‘Volunteer Power’ introduces the awesome Damian Molinari. Damian has coached for multiple seasons and the reasons, aside from the obvious “I’ll help out”, are incredibly powerful and rewarding. WhyListen as Damian shares his why for starting a team and just some of the immediate benefits for the community and relationships. FlexibilityPlayers from… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Fields & Permits, Global Game, Player Development, Team Management

Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora

Part 5 of the ‘Volunteer Power’ series introduces Kelly Porpora! Kelly started off as a team manager 9 years ago and hasn’t looked back! Throughout the episode, listen to Kelly talk about her experience from working with parents, to making sure the players belong. We also explore: Team Manager ToolsThe tools that she uses, and… Read More Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora