Stephen Martin

Stephen Martin

Grade: Category 5 Referee

Year Started Refereeing: 1996

First Match: U12's game, can’t remember the teams !!!  1st Junior game – Darvel v Maybole 1st Senior game as assistant – Morton v Partick Thistle

Career Highlights:  Refereed Scottish Schools U’15 cup final (1st time I refereed at a senior ground), promoted to senior list in 2003, Renfrewshire Cup Semi Final (Referee), 6 Renfrewshire Cup Final’s (Assistant referee)

Do you have any advice for young/new referees? Listen to any advice from other referees, don’t be afraid to ask for advice, enjoy the experience

Have you had any funny/strange things happen at/during a game? Funniest moment must be a Morton player scoring OG 60 yards from his goal!


Food -Indian, Chinese, etc: Italian

Drink - Coke, water, beer, etc: Beer or Red Wine

Music - Pop, Indy, Dance, etc: Will listen to pretty much anything

Movies - Action, Comedy, Horror, etc: Would have to be comedy

SPL News

Sky Sports
  • Darren Fletcher admits Scotland learned harsh lessons in their 1-0 friendly defeat to Italy on Sunday night.

  • Scotland assistant coach Mark McGhee stressed the benefits of their post-season schedule following Sunday's uninspiring 1-0 defeat by Italy.

  • Richie Foran has been named as the new manager of Scottish Premiership side Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

  • Hamilton player/manager Martin Canning has signed a new one-year playing contract with the Scottish Premiership side.

Scottish League News

BBC Sport - Football

Scottish Referee Blog

Scottish FA Referee Development Blog
  • Category 2 referee Craig Napier blogs about his week in Portugal at the Iber Cup 2014… Day 1: Monday 30th June 2014 On June 30th I arrived in Lisbon with fellow Glasgow Referees Ross Hardie (Category 3D) and Ross Birrell … Continue reading →

  • Scottish FA referees Andrew Dallas and Graeme Stewart received appointments to Group Six of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship elite round that was held in Scotland last week. Here, they blog about their week as the under-17 teams of Scotland, … Continue reading →

  • Category One official Greg Aitken reflects on a physically demanding week in La Manga, as Scotland’s top referees gear up for the second half of the season. With this being my third winter training camp in La Manga, I had … Continue reading →

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