Referees from England

Howard Webb
Intl. since: 2005
Hometown: Rotherham
March 2012 Webb had to call off the FA Cup match Tottenham - Bolton Wanderers when Fabrice Muamba suffered a heart attack on the field. The Bolton player collapsed and had to be re
Martin Atkinson
Intl. since: 2006
Hometown: Leeds (Yorkshire)
An honest but serious mistake was the so-called ghost goal Atkinson awarded in the 2012 FA Cup semi-final Chelsea vs Spurs. Leading 1-0 Chelsea player Mata took a shot that was cle
Mark Clattenburg
Intl. since: 2006
Hometown: Birtley (Durham)
The debts and his not telling the football authorities about his businesses are not the only reasons for his suspension. There are allegations of drug taking, domestic violence and
Graham Poll
Intl. since: 1996
Hometown: Tring
In 2007 he alleged that the FA did not back him in a controversy about sending off John Terry (Chelsea) in a match against Tottenham. The actual sending off did not cause a problem
Michael Oliver
Intl. since: 2012
Hometown: Ashington
The Oliver family enjoyed a unique refereeing double when father Clive took charge of the 2009 League 2 play-off final and son Michael officiated the next day at the 2009 League 1
George Courtney
Intl. since: 1977
Hometown: Spennymore County, Durham
George Courtney's son, Oxford educated lawyer Matthew, fell to his death from the top floor of the Tate Modern in 2007. It was not clear whether it was an accident or suicide. Acco
Michael Riley
Intl. since: 1999
Hometown: Leeds
After sending off Levski player Cedric Bardon in a UEFA cup quarter final match Levski-Schalke (1-3) march 2006, Levski president Todor Batkov said Riley broke the game. Batkov, a
Arthur Ellis
Intl. since: 1948
Hometown: Halifax, Yorkshire
Apparantly the Brazilians did not play their own game, but played much more defensive which frustrated them. It rained, the field was muddy and the tackling slowly turned to blatan
Anthony Taylor
Intl. since: 2013
Hometown:
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Michael Leslie Dean
Intl. since: 2003
Hometown: Heswall
April 2010, after a series of mistakes (off-side goal by Drogba, a hands ball goal, no penalties awarded where they should have been and penalties awarded when they shouldn't) Dean
Keith Hackett
Intl. since: 1981
Hometown: Sheffield
Keith Hackett wrote a book and co-writes the "cult strip cartoon" You Are The Ref for the Guardian.
Jack Taylor
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: Wolverhampton
Taylor's father was also a butcher. Working in his father's shop Jack used to listen to a costumer telling him stories about refereeing. He decided to try it and although his first
David Elleray
Intl. since: 1992
Hometown: Kent
Elleray was in awe by the King Fahd stadium where he was for the World Cup qualifier SA - China. Full size gyms for both dressing rooms, the VIP room made of marble and gold and ev
Andre Marriner
Intl. since: 2009
Hometown: Sheldon
The highlight of Andre's career was receiving the letter inviting him to referee in the southern football league.
Patrick Partridge
Intl. since: 1971
Hometown: Middlesbrough
After his retirement Patrick Partridge once took the place of the assistant referee during a regional league match. The assistant had to replace the injured referee and there was n
Graham Barber
Intl. since: 1998
Hometown: spain, somewhere
Barber is a good friend of Graham Poll, who calls him Barbs. (And Barbs calls him Pollie)
Reginald Leafe
Intl. since:
Hometown: Mapperley, Nottingham
It was 1 goal all and there was a minute left of playing time of the 1961 European Cup semi-final Rapid Wien - Benfica, when the rioting among the spectators and the player's disse
Dermot Gallagher
Intl. since: 1994
Hometown: Oxfordshire
Dermot Gallagher is a retired football referee from England. He was born on May 20th 1957 in Dublin. He now lives in Oxfordshire. He refereed in the English premiership until May 2
Stephen Bennett
Intl. since: 2001
Hometown: Orpington (Kent)
Stephen Graham Bennett started refereeing in 1984 and became a Football League linesman in 1992. A year later he became a Premier League assistant referee. He joined The Football L
Paul Durkin
Intl. since: 1994
Hometown: Isle of Portland
The international career of Durkin started by accident... In a Euro 96 match between France and Bulgaria referee Dermot Gallagher got injured after 20 minutes and and as fourth off
Craig Pawson
Intl. since: 2015
Hometown:
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Stuart Attwell
Intl. since: 2009
Hometown: Nuneaton
Stuart allowed a 'ghost goal'. The ball never crossed the line, infact it was 3ft wide of the post.
Robert Styles
Intl. since: 2002
Hometown: Waterlooville (Hampshire)
As a young referee Robert Styles thought George Courtney was the best referee, because Courtney made it to the World Cup in 1986 and 1990. More recently he would say that Philip Do
Neil Midgley
Intl. since: 1982
Hometown: Kearsley
After he retired as a referee Midgley was an assessor for UEFA and the FA until 1999 when referee boss Philip Don fired him. (Midgley was no friend of Don).
Kevin Howley
Intl. since: 1958
Hometown: Middlesbrough
Former sailor, referee from 1954 till 1971 and FIFA referee between 1958 and 1971.
Joseph Worrall
Intl. since: 1981
Hometown:
After the World Cup qualifier in Romania, Joe Worrall was presented a giant samovar as a gift. The thing was so large he had to put it on the seat next to him on the plane back. Hi
James Finney
Intl. since: 1962
Hometown: Hereford
Scotland and Austria had already played many friendlies against each other and often during such a friendly, hostilities broke out. The worst friendly probably was the one in 1963.
Kenneth Howard Burns
Intl. since: 1968
Hometown: Wordsley
National referee 1961-1978, international referee between 1969 and 1978. He took charge of the 1973 FA Cup. See his palmares: three European quarter-finals (UEFA Cup, European Cup
William Ling
Intl. since:
Hometown: Stapleford
Nobody expected the Germans to win the final in 1954. There were rumours the German players had been taking amphetamines because they seemed very fit all of a sudden and a few week
Mark Halsey
Intl. since: 2000
Hometown: Bolton (Lancashire)
Mark Halsey started refereeing in 1989 and made it to the top in 10 years. He earned his FIFA Badge in 2001.
Lee Probert
Intl. since: 2010
Hometown: Wiltshire
Lee Probert thinks Jack Taylor (World Cup 1974 final) is the best ever English referee.
John Hunting
Intl. since: 1973
Hometown: Leicester
John Hunting has been a FIFA referee for eleven years, between 1973 and 1984. He took charge of a FA Cup final in his last year (1984) and his highest level international match was
Stephen Lodge
Intl. since: 1993
Hometown: Barnsley
Steve Lodge started refereeing at 19 but it took him until he turned 39 to become a Premier League referee in 1992. A year later (already) he got his FIFA badge which he held until
Philip Don
Intl. since: 1992
Hometown:
Philip Don's son Tim is a triathlete.
John Howcroft
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John Thomas Howcroft took charge of a match at the 1908 Olympic Tournament. A match between (oddly enough: Howcroft was an Englishman) Great Britain and The Netherlands.
Arthur Holland
Intl. since: 1959
Hometown: Barnsley
An important referee in his time, but seemingly forgotten now. Arthur Holland took charge of the final of the 1963 European Cup and a year later the final of the European Champions
Andy D'Urso
Intl. since: 2001
Hometown: Billericay
Patrick Viera once was fined 25.000 pounds and banned for two matches for caling Andy D'Urso a man with "no personality".
Robert Madley
Intl. since: 2016
Hometown:
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Kenneth Dagnall
Intl. since: 1962
Hometown: Bolton
Kenneth Dagnall took charge of two matches in the 1966 World Cup finals (and the 1967 FA Cup final). He was a FIFA referee between1962 and 1968. Ken Dagnall died in 1995.
Stanley Rous
Intl. since: 1927
Hometown: London
Rous simplified the laws of the game and was the first to use the diagonal system of control.
Cyril John Barrick
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Hometown: Little Billing
This picture is from 1959 and was found on oldstox.com. Jack Barrick, who was the starter, is jumping out of the way during a stock car race in Brafield, England.
George Reader
Intl. since: 1944
Hometown: Southampton
They didn't have a real final in the 1950 World Cup, the tournament ended with a final group of four teams playing each other once. Still you could say that the match Uruguay - Bra
Stephen Dunn
Intl. since: 1997
Hometown: Gloucestershire
First Premiership match 1995, FIFA referee from 1997 till the end of 2002, but he was also FIFA assistant referee from 1992 till 1995. Last match as a professional referee was in 2
John Clough
Intl. since: 1955
Hometown: Bolton
Read here about the 1959 FA Cup final Luton Town vs Nottingham Forest.
James Mason
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John Husband
Intl. since: 1955
Hometown: London
John H. Husband was active as a referee in the European Cup and in South America, where he took charge of all 6 qualifiers of group 12. And all this in only 3 years as an
Frederick Kirkham
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There's an impressive list of 11 British Home Championship matches between 1903 and 1907 (and the FA Cup final of 1906) and while he took charge of matches, Fred Kirkham also mange
Allan Gunn
Intl. since: 1986
Hometown: Challey (Sussex)
FIFA referee between 1987 and the end of 1991. He retired - after having been granted an extension - in 1994. He took charge of the 1990 FA Cup final (and the replay) but internat
W.H.E. Evans
Intl. since: 1946
Hometown: Liverpool
W.H.E Evans was active internationally between 1946 and 1953. We don't know what the initials stand for.
Arthur Ward
Intl. since:
Hometown: Kirkham
Internationally Arthur Ward was active at the British Home Championship (the only international competition in those days). Oddly enough for an Englishman he took charge of a match
Clive White
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Harrow
Ken Aston
Intl. since: 1958
Hometown: Ilford
Headmaster, lieutenat-colonel in the Indian Army, referee and referee instructor Kenneth George Aston took charge of two matches in the 1962 World Cup finals. He died in 2001. 195
George Noel Watson
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George Noel Watson was active as a referee in the 1920. FA Cup of 1925 and a list of international matches, see his palmares. Later in (1932-36) Watson was secretary/manager of Not
George McCabe
Intl. since: 1960
Hometown: Sheffield
George McCabe took charge of one match in the 1966 World Cup finals. McCabe was a FIFA referee from 1960 until the end of 1968 and died in 2001.
Mike Reed
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Michael Donald Reed was a FIFA referee in the 1990s. He quit refereeing in 2000.
John Kelly
Intl. since: 1955
Hometown: Eccleston
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Arthur James Jewell
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Referee A.J. (Jimmie) Jewell was active at the 1936 Olympic Games. 1938 FA Cup final.
John Homewood
Intl. since: 1972
Hometown: Sunbury on Thames
Bartley John Homewood was a national referee from 1966 and an international referee from 1972. He retired in 1979. John Homewood died in 1989.
Robert Matthewson
Intl. since: 1973
Hometown: Bolton / Manchester
Neil Warnock, a writer for The Independent remembers when he was a young player he was once asked by (then former League referee) Matthewson to run the line in a tournament in the
Walter Lewington
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Norman Burtenshaw
Intl. since: 1965
Hometown: Great Yarmouth
Burtenshaw wrote a book called Whose side are you on, ref?
Matthew Messias
Intl. since: 2003
Hometown: York
Matt Messias managed to get two penalty calls wrong in the FA Cup fifth round replay between Liverpool and Portsmouth in 2004. The first penalty was awarded for a nonexistent hands
Charles Sutcliffe
Intl. since:
Hometown:
There's an excellent article on him on Wikipedia.
Alfred Bond
Intl. since: 1952
Hometown: London
On the international list between 1951 and 1959. Alf Bond took charge of the 1956 FA Cup final, for international matches see his palmares.
Brian Hill
Intl. since: 1985
Hometown: Market Harborough
Brian Hill started as a linesman in 1975 and became a League referee 3 years later. He was a FIFA ref between 1985 and the end of 1994, taking advantage of the period of grace inst
Arthur Kingscott
Intl. since:
Hometown: Derbyshire
Rules were different in the 1920s and maybe even different for every match, in the friendly France - Spain, a French player had to play with his arm dislocated and another just lef
David W. Smith
Intl. since: 1968
Hometown: Stonehouse
When players called some indiscretion on the field, many thought that their name was to be taken when David went to his pocket, only for him to pull out the hanky and wipe his nose
Albert Prince-Cox
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Albert Prince-Cox was a football manager, player and referee, boxer, boxing promoter and a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Thomas Crewe
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Internationally Tom Crew took charge of qualifiers for the World Cup and friendlies.
Richard Maddison
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Hometown: Ryhope
Maddison was born in Ryhope near Sunderland, but was brought up in the small mining community of Horden in county Durham. Later on the family moved to York in the 1930`s.
John Lewis
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John Lewis was active at the 1920 Olympic Tournament. He took charge of the gold medal match between Belgium and Czechoslovakia.
John Martin
Intl. since: 1984
Hometown:
We couldn't find much about John Martin, except that he was a referee between 1978 and 1993 and a FIFA ref between 1984 and 1988. Martin won the Henry Hutt Trophy of 1998, whatever
Martin Bodenham
Intl. since: 1992
Hometown:
After finishing his career in football in 1998, Bodenham became a top-class cricket umpire. Referee 1981-1998, Premier League 1992-1998, FIFA 1992-1995.
Eric Thomas Jennings
Intl. since: 1966
Hometown: Stourbridge
Referee between 1954-1970 and on the FIFA list from 1966 until 1970. In his last year as a referee he took charge of the FA Cup final.
David Richardson
Intl. since: 1979
Hometown:
Referee from 1973 on the FIFA list from 1979, David Richardson retired from refereeing in 1985.
Arthur W. Barton
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Dr Arthur Willoughby Barton took charge of two matches at the 1936 Olympic tournament. Barton died in 1976.
Gerald Ashby
Intl. since: 1992
Hometown: Worcester
The 1995 FA Cup final referee Gerald Ashby started as a linesman in 1982. He became a Football League ref in 1985 and joined the newly formed Premier League in 1992. That wa
Ronald Lynch
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Ronald Lynch's name appears on the list of referees in the 1957 South American Cup. It was often that English referees were invited to take charge of matches in South-America, but
George Rudd
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Reginald George Rudd. FA Cup final 1937.
James Schumacher
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James R. 'Dicky' Schumacher a referee from the early 20th century. Schumacher died in 1933.
Charles Dean
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An Englishman in South-America.
Harold Nattrass
Intl. since:
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The following is Harold Nattrass' comment in an Irish newspaper after Ireland - Hungary in 1936. It was one of the hardest games I have ever refereed. The Hungarians are
Thomas Thompson
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Hometown: Lemington, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tommy also refereed the famous match in 1945 between Glasgow Rangers and Moscow Dynamo when the Russian team tried to play with 12 men! Thanks to Mr David Regan
Alfred Grey
Intl. since: 1977
Hometown: Great Yarmouth
He started as a cricket umpire, but was told that he wouldn't get very far.
Herbert Bamlett
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Herbert Bamlett was a (international) referee in the second decade of the 20st century. After he retired from officiating he became a club manager, among the teams he coached were
Peter Jones
Intl. since: 1996
Hometown:
Peter Jones is ambassador of LAROS, a local charity providing care and support within Leicestershire and Rutland (the Leicestershire and Rutland Organisation for the Relief of Suff
M Bertley Cross
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An Englishman who, like Jack Barrick, was invited to take charge of matches in the South American Cup. Bertley Cross probably wasn't an official FIFA referee.
Stephen Tanner
Intl. since: 2008
Hometown: Avon
Just one year in the Premier League and Steve Tanner already got his FIFA badge. Uncommon, such a fast career move, maybe it is because he is a very good ref, maybe also because En
Paul Tierney
Intl. since: 2018
Hometown:
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John Pearson
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A player for Crew Alexandra since he was 13, John ("Jacky") Hargreaves Pearson became a referee after he had to quit playing because of an injury.
Ray Lewis
Intl. since: 1989
Hometown: Surrey
Lewis started as a lines man at 25 in 1969. From 1975 he was a full referee. Premier League 1992-1993 and FIFA panel 1989-1991.
Uriah Rennie
Intl. since: 2000
Hometown:
Uriah Rennie was the first black referee to reach the premiership..
Herbert Reginald Mortimer
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Hometown: Golcar
Season 1950-51 was his last as an international referee. There was a Herbert Mortimer who took charge of a France - Belgium match in 1914, maybe his father?
William H. Stacey
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A referee from Sheffield active in the 19th century. See his (international) palmares.
Robert Todd
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Percy Harper
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Hometown: Stourbridge
William Percy Harper was an international referee in the 1930s. He took charge of the 1932 FA Cup Arsenal vs Newcastle.
William Clements
Intl. since: 1963
Hometown: West Bromwich
International referee 1963 - 66, Bill Clements was a lines man at the 1966 World Cup. He took charge of the 1965 FA Cup final.
Robert Lythgoe
Intl. since:
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Gordon Kew
Intl. since: 1974
Hometown: Nunthorpe
Not much of a player (his own words) Gordon Kew let himself be convinced by his father-in-law to become a referee instead. He started as a linesman but soon took the place in the m
Charles McKenna
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Henry Goodley
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Harry Goodley was a player who moved to Italy to work for Alfred Dick, industrial and the first Juventus president. In Italy he also started refereeing and took charge of matches i
Charles Argent
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Hometown: St Albans
After his brief appearance as a football referee he joined the army as a PT instructor, becoming a Sargeant Major. At the end of the war he went to work as aPT master at the St.A
Theodor Holley
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An Englishman living in Austria where he took charge of a couple of international friendlies. See his palmares.
Peter Reeves
Intl. since: 1978
Hometown: Leicester
National referee 1972-1981, FIFA referee: 1978-1981. A player for Charlton Athletic FC who because of an injury turned to refereeing.
Albert Edward Fogg
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Hometown: Bolton
Nationally Fogg took charge of the 1935 FA cup final. He died in 1942. Internationally: see palmares.
Thomas Kyle
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Thomas Kyle took charge of a match at the 1908 Olympic Games, the first that featured football.
Isaac Baker
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Hometown: Nantwich, Cheshire
Football referee Isaac Baker, familiarly known in football circles as 'Ike' was born in Nantwich, Cheshire in 1873. Isaac Baker refereed the 1926 Cup final between Bolton and Manch
John Fowler
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Patrick Harrower
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Patrick Harrower was born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland. His family moved to Middlesex when he was young. He was an international Rugby Union fullback playing for London Scottish FC,
Arthur Luty
Intl. since: 1953
Hometown: Leeds / New Plymouth
FIFA referee from season 1953-54 until 1955-56. FA Cup final 1955. Arthur Luty, who was a Royal Air Force officer during WWII and had been refereeing for 18 years, moved to New Ply
Robert H. Mann
Intl. since:
Hometown: Worcester
Two matches at the 1956 Olympic Games, probably the only season he was a FIFA referee.
Henry Pearce
Intl. since:
Hometown: Luton
Season 1950-51 was his last one as an international referee. FA Cup final 1950.
Alan Robinson
Intl. since: 1983
Hometown: Fareham
He started refereeing in 1956, first League match in 1966 and on the international list from 1983, Alan Robinson retired in 1986. FA Cup final (Liverpool vs Everton) of 1986.
James Cooper
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Godfrey Sunderland
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An English referee active in South America in the 1940s - 1950s. Internationally and Locally. Local matches in Argentina and Brazil in the late 1940s early 1950s
Alexander Murdoch
Intl. since: 1951
Hometown: Sheffield
Archie Murdoch was on the international list from 1951 until 1958. The first five seasons as a "deputy referee".
Stanley Boardman
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Olympic Tournament 1948, two matches
Ernest Pinkston
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Robert Sloane
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Hometown: Liverpool
A player for Bootle (Mersey side team) and presumably born in Scotland, Robert Sloane also refereed a few matches as was usual in those days. See his palmares.
Keith Walker
Intl. since: 1970
Hometown: Charing Heath / Blackpool
From 1946 Keith Walker worked his way up via county and amateur leagues to the Football League in 1959. Walker came on the FIFA panel in 1970, he retired from refereeing in 1973. K
David Gregory
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His name appears on lists of matches in South America in 1953. We are not sure if his name is correct.
Robert Turner
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They didn't trust their own referees for a while in South-America, thought the English were better in it. Robert Turner was among the UK referees invited to take charge of Copa Ame
George Wagstaffe Simmons
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Team manager (St Albans), referee, columnist, FA councilor, secretary of Hertfordshire FA, George Wagstaffe Simmons took charge of one match at the 1912 Olympic Tournament.
John T Ibbotson
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John (or James) T. Ibbotson took charge of matches for the 1908 Olympic Tournament, the British Home Championship and the FA Cup final in 1912.
Gary Willard
Intl. since: 1996
Hometown: Worthing
A rare and big mistake for a referee: showing three yellow cards to the same player. Gary Willard joined the club in a September 1999 UEFA Cup match when he forgot to send off Laus
Isaac Caswell
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Hometown: Blackburn
After he retired from refereeing, Isaac Caswell, a labour counciller from Blackburn, was invited to come to Buenos Aires to help train referees and set a standard for officiating.
Thomas P. Campbell
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At the 1908 Olympic Summer Games, Thomas Campbell officiated the semi-final France - Denmark which ended in 1-17.
George Rhoden?
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Edward Wood
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William Musther
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If a match between the Faroer and Denmark is considered an international match than the same could be said of matches for the Muratti Vase, a tournament between Guernsey, Jersey an
A.C. Williams
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Hometown: Brighton
1948 Olympic Tournament, one match.
Henry Norman Mee
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Segar Richard Bastard
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Hometown: London
Segar Bastard was a player for Upton Park who also took charge of matches. As a referee he officiated the 1878 FA Cup final and the first ever England - Wales match. As a player he
Thomas Hindle
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Thomas Hindle played for Darwen FC, then became the club's secretary ans even president. He was one of the founders of the Lancashire FA. Thomas Hindle died in 1927.
Frederick Bye
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Hometown: Sheffield
A good player, an organizer of school sports in Sheffield and a referee of at least two international matches.
John Forshaw
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Ernest Crawford
Intl. since: 1965
Hometown: Doncaster
Ernie Crawford was born in 1919 and lived in Doncaster.
Peter Snape
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John Charles Clegg
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Hometown: Sheffield
Charles Cleg was a teettotaller and very religious. He was a strong opponent of professionalism in football. As president of Sheffield United he drove out players who made their li
Arthur Joseph
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E. A. Newman
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A. Rolton
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William J. Lucas
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Harry Davis?
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Francis Arthur Marindin
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An Eton educated major with the Royal Engineers (Sappers) who fought in the Crimean war, Francis Marindin founded the Royal Engineers Football team, played 3 FA Cup finals and won
Brian Stevens
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Hometown: Stonehouse
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William H. Jope
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S.K. Law
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Harry Dykes?
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Harold H. Taylor
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Arthur H Blythe
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A referee from the 1940's and 50's, he last international season was 1950/51. Arthur Blythe died in 2003.
Robert Ogilvie
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We found one match Robert Andrew Muter Macindoe Ogilvie took charge of. Ogilvie was a player for Upton Park and later Clapham Rovers which he captained. As was customary in those d
Danny J Lyden
Intl. since: 1969
Hometown: Birmingham
A referee from 1963 until 1972 on the FIFA list between 1969 and 1972.
T.B. Mitchell
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Hometown: Blackburn
Thomas Mitchell was the first secretary-manager of Arsenal (1997-1998)
John Keene
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S Donaldson
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We don't know the first name if this referee from the 1930s. It may be Sydney....
Charles Wollaston
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Hometown: Sussex
Charles Henry Reynolds Wollaston was a player for Wanderers FC and the English national team (4 full caps) which he captained. Team captains were often asked to referee, we found o
H.W. Andrews
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Hometown:
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Ernest Holland
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- - Walton*
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Stanley Wells
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Thomas Armitt
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Hometown: Leek
As a referee Thomas Armitt appeared in the English top division between 1888 and 1909.
George Miller
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Hometown:
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- - Bainbridge
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Hometown:
We have yet to find a first name for this referee from the 1930s.
Richard Gregson
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Richard Phillip Gregson was active in the 19th century.
Frederick John Goodsby
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An international referee from the 1930s.
Herbert Mortimer
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Thomas Gibbs
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Charles Crisp
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Charles Doland Crisp was an amateur goalkeeper for London Hotspur, a middle-weight boxer, swimmer, cricketer, he played tennis and golf and ran the 100 and 200 yards.
Thomas Bryan
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Roland Shires
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An English player in Vienna, who took charge of a friendly Austria vs Hungary in 1902 and thus became an international referee.
John Wood
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Hometown:
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William E Russell
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Hometown: Swindon
A referee from the 1920s, Bill Russell took charge of the 1924 FA Cup final.
William Pierce Pierce-Dix
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Hometown: Sheffield
William Pierce-Dix was active in football around the 1880s. He was a secretary of the Sheffield FA (and strongly against professional football) and a referee of for instance the 18
Henry R. Child
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Hometown:
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William Bunnell
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William Frederick Bunnell took charge of the 1927 FA Cup final.
A.B. Hall
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Hometown:
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Charles Smith
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We found one match in 1902. Hard to find anything about a man called Charles Smith.
H.A. Sheppard
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Possibly H A Sheppard was an army man stationed in Hong Kong.
A. Edwards
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Hometown:
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H Hopkinson
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Herbert Hopkinson was active as a refere for over 20 years (12 years in the Football League).
P. Stevens
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Hometown:
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Thomas J. Rowbotham
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Thomas J. Rowbotham took charge of one match in the British Championships at the beginning of the 20th century.
Tommy Tucker
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Hometown:
Israel vs South Vietnam, is the only match we found for Tommy Tucker. He was British, but maybe he lived in Hong Kong?
James Victor Pennington
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Hometown: Reading
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Lionel Gibbs
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Hometown: Woodley
Some say Lionel Gibbs was the first referee who didn't always wear a black kit.
David Thurner
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Hometown:
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George Hewitt
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Hometown:
We're not sure if there was a referee called George Hewitt. Sites tend to copy each other's data and Internet is where we got this name and the one match from.
Theodore Lloyd
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Hometown:
In the early years there were two umpires (representing each team) and a referee. The umpires were the ones on the field. Theodore Lloyd was a player from Chrystal Palace and the r
C.E. Lines
Intl. since:
Hometown: Birmingham
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Charles Crump
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Hometown: Wolverhampton
At the start of the 20th century there were many discussions among members of the FA about professionalism. Charles Crump was strongly against it, he stating "the introducton of pr
T. Smith
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Probably Thomas Smith, maybe born in 1900.
W.H. Allen
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Hometown:
WH Allen, an Englishman living in Istanbul, was a famous referee in Turkey in the 1920s.
Arthur Adams
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Hometown:
After the match Ireland-Scotland in 1913 a fight broke out over the match ball. A spectator, Patrick Garland, who had grabbed the ball, was knocked over. When the rumour spread tha
John W Topliss
Intl. since:
Hometown: Grimsby
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Christopher Kavanagh
Intl. since: 2019
Hometown:
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E Westwood
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Hometown:
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G Gibson
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Hometown: Manchester
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F H Gerrard
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Hometown:
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John Mitchell
Intl. since: 1959
Hometown: Whiston
There was a John Mitchell on the international list for England in season 1959-1960. We have not found any matches he took charge of.
. Hull*
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Hometown:
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Michael Lowe
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Hometown: Sheffield
Michael Lowe refereed English division matches from 1972 to 1982. He was also active on the international scene. If you know more specifics, tell us.

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