Episode Guide

Season 2021

Episode Guide

UEFA Documentary Series: 'Man in the Middle' - EP. 1

S2021 E1
Dec 1, 2020
In the first installment of this four-part series, an initial look at some of the men behind the whistle of the most important games in the sport. As this episode shows, preparation for top referees, just like elite players, goes far before setting foot on the pitch.

UEFA Documentary Series: 'Man in the Middle' - EP. 2

S2021 E2
Dec 7, 2020
In the second installment of this four-part series, UEFA's top referees find themselves in the middle of key matchups and the psychology of football refereeing is explored.

UEFA Documentary Series: 'Man in the Middle' - EP. 3

S2021 E3
Dec 15, 2020
In the third installment of this four-part series, the proper role of an elite referee is explored, and officials navigate COVID lockdown in Europe while trying to keep their families, and the game, safe through the unknown.

UEFA Documentary Series: 'Man in the Middle' - EP. 4

S2021 E4
Dec 21, 2020
In the final installment of this documentary series, more perspective on how UEFA officials handled the continuation of the season among the on-going crisis, see how the design and equipment of the modern kit are developed for UEFA's referees, and the epic conclusion with an inside look from the 2019/2020 final match.