Official Referee


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Official Referee

formerly a circuit judge attached to the High Court who was empowered to try certain cases where a detailed examination of accounts or other documents was involved. Replaced by the TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION COURT.
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The absence of an official referee meant the Port Sunlight v Christleton match had to be turned into a friendly, taken by Sunlight 20-12 thanks to four touchdowns through Jim Roberts, Chris Lister, Dan Bonner and Ross Lewis.
"This will also enable the coaches and senior players to open new taekwondo schools and help them obtain the official referee recognition, which will help develop and enhance the martial arts games in the kingdom," said Al Hassan.
Perry has had a mixed bag in his first two games at the club; after beating Wellington 1-0 in his first game, Knockbreda were humbled in a 5-1 defeat against league leaders Newington at the weekend, in an unusual fixture that was not overseen by an official referee.
Francis' decision - he was the only official referee - at Belfast's Waterfront Hall was 116-114 in favour of Magee after 10 rounds.
Tony Rudd, manager of the Riverside under-11 team in the Tamworth Junior league, and his opposite number, Andy Tain, of St John's, agreed to take charge of half the game each because there was no official referee.
In the absence of an official referee, Mount stalwart Mark Mullany gave up a chance to play and did an excellent job.
Meanwhile, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has appointed Khalil Ibrahim Al Ghamdi of Saudi Arabia as official referee for Friday's match.
But it was dismissed as a clerical error after UEFA supplied Bain with an official referee's report from Osasuna's home tie with Bordeaux which showed Lopez was not cautioned in that match.
"These figures are most encouraging not just for the number of clubs who now have an official referee, but for all those who have worked so hard in making this turn around possible.
Meanwhile, the Asian Football Confederation named Abdullah Mohamed Al Hilali of Oman as official referee for tomorrow's deciding match.
Mr O'Brien offered to referee the game after the official referee failed to turn up.
Being a Grade One official referee carries its fair degree of pressures.