Bio
George Reader
Born: 1896-11-22
Intl. since: 1944-01-01
Hometown: Southampton
Country: England
Speaks: English
Occupation: schoolmaster
Hobbies:

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 - Brazil, which George Rerader took charge of in the newly built Maracana stadium, was the final.

retired

At 53 Reader was actually retired in 1950, but FIFA recalled him for the World Cup finals.

war

Reader started as a player an became a ref in 1930. His international career never really came off because of the war, so he was very lucky to get another chance. Already retired from national football, he was first recalled by the FA, later by FIFA. For international matches and finally for the World Cup.

Statistics
Statistics for GEORGE READER
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 1 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0.07 0.04
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 14 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR GEORGE READER
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
WC 1950
final roundUruguayBrazil1950-07-162 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageUruguayBolivia1950-07-028 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageBrazilMexico1950-06-244 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
PortugalFrance1956-04-142 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
ScotlandSwitzerland1950-04-263 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
FranceSwitzerland1949-06-044 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
IrelandSwitzerland1948-12-050 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandFrance1947-08-061 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwedenSwitzerland1946-07-077 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandSweden1945-11-253 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EnglandFrance1945-05-262 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Olympic Games 1948
preliminariesNetherlands OTIreland OT1948-07-263 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Nordic Championships
SwedenNorway1947-10-054 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
British Championship
ScotlandNorthern Ireland1946-11-270 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)