Full Time Professional Referees in the A-League

We the undersigned ask the Football Federation of Australia to undertake a full time professional referees program not too dissimilar to that of the National Rugby League's wherein the referees undergo constant training and reviews with a full time professional referees coach to help stamp out the problems caused by what we feel is quite often sub par refereeing to go with the high standard of football currently being played

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    Charles Baker, Australia

    7 years ago Comments: There are very few "natural" referees in the world. The rest need to be professionally trained, reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis.
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    derek baker, Australia

    7 years ago Comments: pick up the standards seen better refs in our local league
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    Luke Grant, Australia

    7 years ago Comments: The quality of refereeing in the A-League when compared to any other football code in the country is embarrassing. Since the FFA will not allow a video referee (which would be the best answer) it must do something to improve the quality of the refereeing.
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