You are the Ref: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to the Laws of Football

You are the Ref: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to the Laws of Football

Hardback

By (author) Keith Hackett, Illustrated by Paul Trevillion

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  • Publisher: Guardian Books
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 280mm x 22mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 5 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0852651481
  • ISBN 13: 9780852651483
  • Edition statement: World Cup ed
  • Sales rank: 104,828

Product description

It's a penalty to the away side. Just as the kick is about to be taken, the home side's official mascot suddenly jumps up behind the net, dancing. The penalty-taker misses and turns to you in outrage. What do you do? You are the Ref - the cult classic comic strip from legendary Roy of the Rovers artist Paul Trevillion - puts you in the spotlight and asks the question: what would you decide? Written by former international referee Keith Hackett, and brilliantly illustrated with stunning portraits of stars from all eras, "You are the Ref" is the ultimate guide to football for fans of all ages. Collecting the best classic strips plus brand new art inspired by World Cup 2010, the book is full of extra trivia and facts - allowing youngsters and old pros alike to test their knowledge and to get to grips with the nuances of the game. For anyone who has ever questioned a referee's eyesight or grappled with the intricacies of offside - now it's your turn. Just remember: the referee's decision is final.

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Paul Trevillion is the author of over twenty books. He is perhaps best known for his work on Roy of the Rovers in the 1960s, and his work is avidly collected by sporting professionals and fans alike. Keith Stuart Hackett is an English former football referee, who began refereeing in local leagues in the Sheffield, Yorkshire, area in 1960. He is the former head of Premier League referees and has been collaborating with Paul Trevillion since the 1970s.