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When my playing days are over, my youth will be over too

This interview with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (‘the Hunter’) appeared earlier in the Dutch football culture magazine Staantribune. I translated it and got permission to reproduce it here.  Words by: Hielke Biemond, Teun Meurs, Hein Meurs  Photographs: Thijs Brouwers Ajax, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Schalke 04: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has played for four major clubs in four different […]


RWDM: Ketjes know why

The following is my translation of an article that earlier appeared in Dutch football culture magazine Staantribune. It is reproduced here with permission. The original Dutch article was written by Raoul de Groote. Photography: Marco Magielse.  RWDM: Ketjes know why “I’ve got a Johan Boskamp poster hanging in my loo” RWDM ceased to exist in 2002, […]


List of books updated

Hi! At last I’ve got things going again on this blog. Nothing much to speak of yet, but it’s a start: I’ve updated my list of books to include purchases from the past few months. Click here for the full list.



About RefereeingBooks

This whole thing got started a few years ago, when through a string of coincidences I suddenly found myself in the possession of a number of books about football and refereeing. Then, the number was still small... Unfortunately (or maybe not), I was bitten by the collecting bug and now my stack of books has grown to sizeable proportions. Read more >>