Referee Leo Callaghan bio

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Born
1924-01-01
Intl. since
1956-01-01
Hometown
Merthyr Tydfil
Country
Wales
Speaks
English, Welsh
Occupation
Football League assessor
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

World Cup

2009-05-12

FIFA referee between 1956 and 1970, Leo Callaghan took charge of a match in the 1966 World Cup. He is also one of the few Welshmen to have officiated a FA Cup final. (in 1968).

also
Callaghan was also active in European Cup matches and European international qualifying rounds.

after
After his retirement in 1971, Leo became Football League assessor (whatever profound work that may be). Leo Callaghan died in 1989.

From our reporter: James Ng