Tag: Soccer Referee Gear

  • Gear Review: Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Drinking Bottle

    Gear Review: Hydro Flask Stainless Steel Drinking Bottle

    At $45, the Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Wide Mouth bottle isn’t cheap, but its’ rugged, leakproof construction and lifetime warranty make it worthy of consideration for busy referees.

  • Gear Review: Fox 40 Classic Eclipse whistle

    Late in 2011, the Fox 40 company announced the first major revision to its’ flagship Fox 40 Classic pealess whistle since it was introduced over 25 years ago. The new Fox 40 Classic Eclipse ($8.50, plus shipping) retains the sound of the original Classic, but adds several new features, some more useful than others. The […]

  • Gear Review: The Strassburg Sock

    If you’ve ever dealt with the pain of plantar fasciitis, you know how debilitating it can be. And recovery takes time. Among the worst aspects of recovery is how painful the first few steps of the morning can be. Believe it or not, this strange looking product actually helps.

  • Gear Review: Kwik Goal Premier Referee Jersey, Green

    This revews examines the long sleeved Kwik Goal Premier Referee Long Sleeve Jersey in green, and compares it to the OSI Pro Referee Jersey. To get a more technical perspective on the difference between the two garments, I asked a family member who is retired from many years in clothing manufacturing to review both garments. […]

  • Gear Review: Casio Digital Sport Watch

    The $25 Casio Digital Sport watch is reviewed and compared to the $150 Spintso Referee Watch – with favorable results.

  • Gear Review: Kwik Goal Premier Referee Jersey, Black

    Am I the only referee who thinks that $56 (with shipping) is too much to pay for a referee jersey?? I get that Official Sports (OSI) is the “Official Technical Partner” of USSF, but, I’m not sure how much I want to subsidize USSF through my equipment purchases. So, I was compelled to order the […]

  • Gear Review: Eagle Creek Pack-It Folder

    The Eagle Creek Pack-It Folder is ideal for storage of your ref jerseys – provided you purchase the appropriate size.