Report on Turkish Refereeing System by David Elleray-TRTSpor

David Elleray, who gave a presentation at the TFF Riva Facilities conference, was TFF President Servet Assistant, Clubs Union Foundation President Ahmet Ağaoğlu, TFF Board Member, MHK President SabriÇelik, MHK Member, followed by Super League, 1st League, 1st. Presidents and members of the 2nd and 3rd League Club Associations shared reports with evaluations and decisions with club presidents and representatives of the Super League and other professional leagues.

In a statement from the Football Association, “TFF, which has taken an important step to take Turkish referees to the highest level on the international stage, will review with David Elleray, IFAB director and consultant supporter of many federations in the field of refereeing. Agree. David During this period, Ereley participated in many conferences of the “Turkish Football Refereeing System Working Group” formed by the TFF, the Süper Lig Clubs Association Foundation, and the 1st League Clubs Association. During this period, he also held one-on-one meetings with club presidents, referees and sports writers. Eleray, who studies issues such as MHK functioning, referee organization, referee training, and VAR training, has played a major role in the success of the important European Federation refereeing committee he is consulting with. He met the long-awaited discovery and told the football family who presented his proposal. I was told.

Servet Aktif: “We do the work we need with the support and acceptance of the football family.”

Servet Caletinci, president of the Turkish Football Federation, appreciated David Ererei’s work on the refereeing of Turkey. The assistant’s comments on this subject are as follows:

“First of all, I would like to mention that the Turkish Football Federation has shown the sensibility and will needed to develop the refereeing system. David Ereley is a very experienced and innovative name in refereeing around the world. The previous work of is known for its radical decisions. “I wanted to make use of their experience, and after conducting a detailed investigation, I submitted a proposal. I also do the necessary evaluations. Of course, our work. We want to achieve the support and acceptance of our football family and our club. “

The headings for the TFF Advisor David Elleray’s report are:

1-There are widespread years of dissatisfaction with referees, referee systems, and those who have trained referees in terms of reliability, competence, and stability.

2-Changes made to those who permanently take over the referee’s leadership lead to a contradiction in the direction they should follow. Because of this, there is a greater lack of trust in the eyes of referees, soccer players, coaches, clubs and members of the media.

3-The refereeing system is not trusted and is perceived as lacking in transparency. This distrust is exacerbated by the perception that the “personal” impact is too great.

4-The referee feels unsupported, low wage and unrespected. “Big” clubs in particular are afraid to make mistakes while managing a match and are often advocated as “scapegoats”.

5-The basis of all refereeing issues should be clearly linked to four key topics: competence, stability, communication and trust.

6-Strict measures must be taken to ensure the honesty and integrity of the arbitration issue. This process requires an “independent” view and monitoring.

7-All aspects of arbitration. Performance evaluations, appointments, and classification changes need to be more objective, data-based, and independent, especially in professional football.

8-There is a great deal of interest in the media about the referee’s decision. “Balance” the discussion requires more formal communication and information sharing.

9-We need to seek more feedback from non-referee experts and clubs (players, coaches, etc.) to create an atmosphere of mutual agreement, trust and respect.

10-Referee training and referee training should be done in terms of more dynamic and clear instructions. The philosophy and analysis adopted should be developed in a way that aims to increase the stability of the referee in the field and VAR.

11-A comprehensive strategy is needed to identify and nurture young and talented referees for the future.

12-Strict measures must be taken against those who inappropriately criticize the referee, especially if the arbitrator’s integrity is questioned.

13-It is necessary to establish relationships with universities in various disciplines in order to create opportunities for academic qualifications in teaching methods, performance evaluation, and potentially sports management.

14-The quality of the referee has a direct impact on the “value” of the league. Therefore, it is in everyone’s interest to create a robust and reliable system that enhances capacity, stability, and reliability.

15. Fundamental changes in referee structure and leadership are needed to make real progress. However, whatever strategy you adopt, it must be supported and respected by all football stakeholders.

16-Decisions made; to adapt the existing arbitration system or to establish a new, modern, objective and more independent system with TFF authority.

17-This structure is a unique opportunity to make realistic and sustainable progress at all levels of arbitration. Target; Turkish referees are “best in class” and ultimately an international model and the center of outstanding referees.

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