East Training 19th November 2019

Due to the Scotland game on Tuesday evening, the East training at Crownpoint Sports Centre will start at 6pm. Alistair, the physio, will also be in attendance at 6pm.

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John Fleming – Funeral Arrangements

Statement from the Glasgow Association Manager:

It is with great sadness, that the Scottish FA announced, earlier this week, the passing of John Fleming,  Head of Refereeing, after a long illness which he fought great dignity and without any complaint. John was former member and Past President ( 1998 -99) of Glasgow RA whilst enjoying a long and successful refereeing career achieving category 1 referee status for many seasons and officiating as a FIFA assistant referee for several years culminating in being appointed to the Euro 96 Championship Finals in England along with Les Mottram and Bobby Orr.

John was a regular at the East training area and a long standing member of Glasgow’s management committee. Throughout his membership he was a great ambassador for the Association and was always keen to promote and protect the interests and welfare of all members.  John’s hard work, dedication and commitment over many years significantly contributed to Glasgow’s proclamation that it’s the best and biggest Refereeing Association.  He will be greatly missed from the refereeing family.

My thoughts and sincere condolences go to his family, work colleagues at the Scottish FA and all friends.

John’s funeral is to be a Daldowie Crematorium  on Thursday 31st October at 3.45pm.  A large turnout is expected and car sharing is recommended.

Alan Cunningham

Association Manager

SFA Referees Glasgow

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Regional Training Day

The next Regional Training Day for Glasgow RA members classified at Category 4Dev to Category 7 including our newly qualified referees is on Sunday the 10th of November at Toryglen / Hampden between 9:30 and 16:00 with lunch provided.

All appropriate members are encouraged to attend to keep up-to-date with the interpretation of the Laws of the Game and to gain practical experience from the top Scottish match officials. 

Members interested in attending should contact Alan Cunningham, Association Manager (alan.cunningham@nulldmhall.co.uk  or  07836  786784) by 1st November to confirm their place at the event.

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Head of Referee Operations John Fleming Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of John Fleming, Head of Referee Operations. 

Our condolences, thoughts and wishes are with his family at this deeply sad time.


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New SFA Tie

New SFA ties available on Thursday – £5

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October Association Meeting 2019

October’s association meeting will be held on Thursday the 3rd of October at Hampden Park starting 7.30pm.

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Dates for 2019

Please see the attached document of important dates for 2019

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Dates for 2019

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Assistant Referees in Junior Football Seminar

This years seminar will be held in the Baird Suite, Hampden Park, Glasgow on the 14th September starting at 09.30 and finishing no later than 11.00.

All members who are category 3D, 4, 4D, 5, 6 or 7 and are interested in attending should email, text or phone Alan Cunningham if they are attending. It is anticipated that any one on AR Ballot for Junior football or wishes to be considered in the future should be in attendance.

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Clarifications to the Laws of the Game

Please see the IFAB website for recent clarifications to the LotG


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Useful Dates 2019

Please review the following document of dates of association events for 2019.

Important Dates

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