Howard Webb

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Howard Webb
MBE
Howard Webb march11.jpg
Webb in 2011
Full name Howard Melton Webb
Born (1971-07-14) 14 July 1971 (age 51)
Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Other occupation Police Officer with South Yorkshire Police
Domestic
Years League Role
1993–1995 Northern Counties East Assistant referee
1995–1998 Northern Counties East Referee
1996–1998 Football League Assistant referee
1998–2000 Premier League Assistant referee
1998–2000 Football Conference Referee
2000–2003 Football League Referee
2003–2014 Premier League Referee
International
Years League Role
2005–2014 FIFA listed Referee

Howard Melton Webb (born 14 July 1971)[1] is an English past professional football referee. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for PGMOL since November 2022. He had a former job as General Manager and Chief VAR Officer of the Professional Referee Organization for Major League Soccer before he took his role at PGMOL as their Chief Operating Officer. Webb is regarded as one of the top referees by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.[2] He has refereed many notable games.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "REFEREE PROFILES | The Football League | Referees | Profiles | Profiles". web.archive.org. 2008-04-17. Archived from the original on 2008-04-17. Retrieved 2022-09-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "IFFHS (Fußball Historie & Statistiken)" (in German). 2020-04-10. Retrieved 2022-09-09.
  3. http://www.goal.com/en/news/1863/world-cup-2010/2010/07/09/2017194/howard-webbs-journey-from-rotherham-policeman-to-world-cup Viewed on 09/09/2022