A fascinating insight in this week’s article from The Secret Footballer. Learning that some referees swear at the players, telling them to “fuck off if we go near them and worse” really did surprise me.

No real clues this week in terms of his identity. Ok, he has been poked in the chest by Howard Webb, whom he believes is the best referee going. I suspect many a player has felt the tip of Webb’s finger.

Also a direct assault on Rob Styles, implying he was a poor referee who “blows his whistle more than is necessary, impinges on the flow of play and is wholly unapproachable from the outset”.