Elite match official pre-season seminar held during the weekend

The annual pre-season seminar for match officials was held over the weekend.

The event included Field Technical Exercises, Integrity Session with Malta FA Integrity Officer Dr. Herman Mula, and LOTG Test.

The special guest for this Pre-Season seminar for Elite Referees was David Elleray who accepted the invitation by the Malta FA Refereeing Department to participate and oversee proceedings during this brief get-together for match officials, he was constantly assisted by Referees Department Director within the Association Alan Mario Sant.

Commending an illustrious career, Mr. Elleray officiated in the Football League, Premier League and for FIFA, he is currently assigned as the Technical Director at the IFAB.

Back to the seminar, sessions also included Feedback Video Test, match officials in a good turnout for this seminar split between Saturday and Sunday were also provided with clips of previous matches and their role in moments of the game, where authority, composure, and the right application are fundamental to ease out the pressure and avoid being carried away.

During the seminar, Mr. Elleray was presented with a gift by Malta FA General Secretary Dr. Angelo Chetcuti who was also in attendance and delivered a brief address to all participants.