Referee Related Quotes



“You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee.”

Napoleon Hill


“I felt that I had the exact angle as the referee. Honestly, I didn't think it was offside, but the referee made the call and we have to recover. It was crazy because both teams thought it was a goal.”

Neal Wolfrath


“You don't meddle with the referee just before you go on the pitch.”

Mr Davis


“You'll have to ask the referee about it. He gave the decisions he saw fit to give.”

Nigel Worthington


I don't understand referees. It appears like some players can't even be touched, but in my case, everyone can hit me as hard as they can.

Cristiano Ronaldo


“We were playing a very good side and with a referee who was a bit knit-picky,”

Carlos Tevez


“There is an uphill battle now for the Food and Drug Administration to re-establish itself as the real referee between the safety of the public and the profitability of the drug companies,”

Chuck Grassley


“I remember at a game early in the year he said something back to the referee. I kind of got on him real hard. 'That's not how things get done here and at the next level.' After the game, I had him apologize to the ref. He came to me after that happened and said, 'Nobody ever made me apologize to anyone before.' He's a very good kid. He's become a good teammate.”

Chris Chaney


When I was a kid, I got sent off for head-butting a referee: I ran 50m to argue a decision, I was shown a red card, and I head-butted him. I'm really not proud of that.

Luis Suarez


“My name has been proposed for match referee?s job. I was first given an offer in 2002 but could not accept it. I would be free from the post of the chairman of the Talent Research Development wing of the Indian board at the end of this month and that?s why I have said yes to the board when they approached me.”

Dilip Vengsarkar