Who’d want to be a ref anyway? All that stomping around, shouting and getting angry — and that’s from the players and supporters.
So what happens when an amateur star-studded football team tries to play 11-a-side without a ref? About the same as what happens to any football game played without a ref — chaos and farce.
The FA Respect video kicks off their campaign to stamp out dissent in football, highlighting the important job the referees do, and encouraging more people into the game while also bringing to light the level of abuse that takes place on and off the pitch.
Featuring England Manager Fabio Capello, top referee Howard Webb and ex-pros and footballing celebrities, including Mark Bright and Les Ferdinand.