Premier League Referees 2017-18: There are many great footballers in the world who have some brilliant skills that stop the breath of the people. They put everything on the pitch in a game and try to win the game for their side. We follow the players because of the hard work and commitment that they show on the field. But, we always ignore one person that also works very hard in ensuring that the game is played in the right spirit, it’s the referees.
Referees work tirelessly in the entire match and have to put a lot of concentration during each game. They have to make sure that the game is played in the right spirit. They also have a huge responsibility on their shoulders of giving the right decision which is a daunting task. These referees understand that one decision could change the whole outcome of the came so they have to be alert all the time.
Appointment of Referees in the Premier League?
Generally, the referees’ appointment for premier league games is revealed a couple days before the match date. Here is the list of all the Premier League referees.
Premier League Referees List for Season 2017
|No.||Name of the Referee||Age||Appointment date||Affiliations|
|2||Mark Clattenburg||39||2004||FIFA, UEFA|
The amount of concentration shown by the referees is incredible. The same is the case in the premier league. There is a total of 20 teams that takes part in the premier league and each team plays 38 matches. This means that there is the need for many referees. The referees have not only the responsibility of giving the right judgment but also to ensure that the game is played in a fair manner.
Sometimes, they have to take the calls that may appear harsh on television replay. Because of these decisions, they have to suffer a lot of criticism. There are many people who condemn referee for the loss but they forget one fact that this referee has to make the decision in the real-time. They do not have the facility of the TV replays. They have to give their decision right at that moment so they analyze each factor and try to give the right judgment. So, each football fans should salute these referees because of whom we are able to see the teams playing the game in a fair manner.