Referee Robert Matthewson bio

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Born
1930-00-00
Intl. since
1973-01-01
Hometown
Bolton / Manchester
Country
England
Speaks
English
Occupation
engineer
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

Bolton

2012-06-25

A not very successful player for Bolton Wanderers who became a referee. He was a national ref from 1968 and international from 1973. Bob Matthewson died in 2000.

matches
Not many international ones (see palmares), the 1977 FA Cup final.

Charity Shield
Bob Matthewson sent of Kevin Keegan and Billy Bremner - the first British players to be sent off at Wembley - in the 1974 Charity Shield match. Both players threw their shirts angrily on the ground, both were fined and suspended for 11 matches. This incident is still talked about and was even used for a film called The Damned United. Matthewson is played by a Peter Quinn.

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