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!

Favourites

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
  • Inverness assistant manager Brian Rice insists Dundee United's turmoil on and off the pitch will not make it any easier for the Highlanders when the teams meet on Friday evening.

  • The odds on Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Celtic manager have been cut following a flurry of bets.

  • Celtic have unveiled the new home kit they will wear as they bid for a sixth successive Scottish Premiership title next season.

  • St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright admits he is perplexed by speculation linking him to the managerial vacancy at Dundee United.

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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