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You Are The Ref

Football art strip to become an iPhone trivia game.


Four Door Lemon are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of You Are The Ref on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The ‘You Are The Ref’ cult football art strip, which has been hugely popular with fans and players since 1957, features a series of awkward football refereeing decisions to challenge your knowledge of the football rules. This exciting new trivia game will bring the series to interactive platforms for the first time.

Keith Hackett said “We’re very pleased to be announcing the game version of You Are The Ref which will bring the great artwork and puzzling questions to a whole new audience as well as our long established fan base.”

The game will provide a great challenge to football fans young and old just weeks before the World Cup kicks off.

Simon Barratt of Four Door Lemon added “Working closely with Paul Trevillion and Keith Hackett during development has been great fun. I have been a football supporter from a very young age and having learned quite a bit while playing the game, I was staggered at just how little I did know about the rules of the beautiful game!”

The games launch date and further details will be released shortly.

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Simon Barratt, Four Door Lemon,

Four Door Lemon Limited develops, provides and supports cutting edge game and interactive media technology services. Since formation in early 2005 this multi-platform development studio has worked on over 30 titles across all major platforms as well as providing high-quality middleware to many other projects.

Paul Trevillion is a legendary illustrator with a career as a comic/sports artist spanning 50 years. He has met and drawn some of football’s biggest names including Pelé, Bobby Moore, George Best and Franz Beckenbauer.

Keith Hackett is a former Premier League and International referee. As well as playing his part on the pitch Keith has been involved in publications around the rules of the Beautiful Game since 1986 and has worked with Paul since the 1970s.

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