Refereeing

The Focus on Football is vital to FIFA Refereeing

Match officials must have excellent football understanding and need to evolve with the game to stay effective and relevant. Their two main priorities are:

  1. Protecting the safety of players

  2. Consistent and uniform application of the Laws of the Game

FIFA Refereeing reinforces the protection of these core values and the betterment of the game through the development of match officials and referee coaches


International Football Association Board - IFAB

Up-to-date and complete Laws of the Game

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VAR Information

All information about Video assistant referees (VAR)

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