Referee Hugh Dallas bio

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Born
1957-10-26
Intl. since
0000-01-01
Hometown
Lanarkshire
Country
Scotland
Speaks
English
Occupation
works for SFA
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

MBE

2008-11-02

Hugh Dallas MBE retired internationally in 2002 and nationally in season 2004-2005, a year early.

finals
Dallas took charge of many big international matches, many important ones. In both 1998 and 2002 World Cup finals he officiated a group stage match and a quarter-final 1999 UEFA Cup final. Two matches in 200 European Chamionships, an UEFA Cup final (1999) and many Champions League matches.

coin
Hugh Dallas retired before WorldReferee began and his best years as a referee lie in the last century. There are a few things though that are still being mentioned when his name appears. One of them is the coin incident: Dallas was hit by a coin in a 1998 Celtic - Rangers match. He walked off the field, blood streaming on his face, and got a police escort to his house where he found his windows smashed by a neighbour

construction
Hugh Dallas used to work in construction before he became a full-time referee.

From our reporter: James Ng