Stuart McPhail

Grade: Category 5

Year Started Refereeing:January 2007

First Match: Paisley and District Youth Football League U13's match involving Port Glasgow Orange at the Racecourse.

Career Highlights:

SYFA U15's Challenge Cup Quarter Final - Ayr Boswell BC Vs Larkhall United AFC(Referee)

SYFA U17's Challenge Cup Quarter Final and Replay -

Clydebank Juveniles Vs Linwood Rangers YC(Assistant Referee)

Appointed to U14's Elite Finals at Easter Open 2008 in Holland - Nottingham Forrest (ENG) Vs

St. Louis (USA) (Referee)

P&D Schools U15's Final (Assistant Referee)

Do you have any advice for young/new referees? Take as many opportunity's and attend as many Training Camps/Tournaments as you can.

Have you had any funny/strange things happen at/during a game? I went along to watch a friend playing in a Scottish Cup match and at the end of the game a group of supporters came up to me and asked if I was a scout coming to watch the same guy.


Food -Indian, Chinese, etc: Probably Italian but I hate shell fish.

Drink - Coke, water, beer, etc: Water or Diet Coke

Music - Pop, Indy, Dance, etc: I will listen to anything as long as its good.

Movies - Action, Comedy, Horror, etc: Again the same as music but prefer Horrors and Comedies.

SPL News

Sky Sports
  • Rangers have completed the signing of Joey Barton on a two-year deal.

  • Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham says action needs to be taken against Hibernian supporters after he was forced to flee crowd trouble at the end of the Scottish Cup final.

  • Rangers have confirmed the club have released three players as they approach the end of their contracts.

  • New Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is hoping to pack out the stadium again and bring Champions League football back to the club.

Scottish League News

BBC Sport - Football

Scottish Referee Blog

Scottish FA Referee Development Blog
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  • 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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