Sian's been on a podcast this week talking about her journey through the ranks, why she chose to be an assistant when the choice came by and gives an insight into officiating at the top level.
Really good listen: Sian Massey-Ellis on Outside The Box
Personally I completely tuned out that we were playing a team fairly local to me on Wednesday - I was further up the road watching a non-league cup game with a load of pals and we had a great time.
I'm enjoying doing non-league ground hopping, if I'm not on a game myself I'm watching one...
Thursday 17 September
Whitchurch United v Portland United
Wessex League Cup
Food: Nothing hot, but the brews were a quid and the beer was £2.50.
Ticket Price: £6
Whitchurch, second from bottom in the Wessex First Division entertained second from bottom in the...
Same with the Wessex League - lots of people appearing just so they can catch live football. Baffins both times I've been to watch (FA Cup & Wessex) have been sell outs :oops:
Thinking about it...
Baffins Milton Rovers v Hamble Club
Wessex League Premier Division
Tue 1 September
Pagham v Fleet Town
Emirates FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round
Att: 200 (ish)
Food: Didn't see. But one of my party turned up with brews and a Mars bar so happy days.
Programme: Didn't get
Sat behind the benches, as I was scouting out the away team who I had myself on...
A friend of mine who works for HawkEye was at GP yesterday stripping the Goal Line Tech kit out.
Apparently the atmosphere when he walked in was quite sombre - GP like a sleeping giant that'll never wake up again :(
In law the goal line is the drawn line on the floor, and the post is the post. But Option B literally says the post is part of said goal line, which is the point 'Nana's trying to make lol
I think he's just bored and enjoying himself too much lol
This is why football is so wonderful!
Be interested to see if they end up updating the VAR protocol at the end of the season.. everyone saw the ball over the line so the VAR should be able to look at it in that situation IMO.