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Praise Be The Lord: Englishman In World Cup Final

Praise Be The Lord: Englishman In World Cup Final

English Premier League referee, Howard Webb has been chosen to officiate the World Cup final between Holland and Spain in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Former Police Officer Webb, a FIFA-listed referee since 2005 was in charge of the 2010 Champions League Final in May of this year when Inter Milan beat Bayern Munich 2-0. His is England's most experienced man-in-black having taken charge in numerous high calibre games.



Based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Webb is the first Englishman to referee a World Cup final since Jack Taylor in 1974. His assistants on the most important day of his professional refereeing career are Michael Mullarkey and Darren Cann.

Further details can be found here.



Interview with Howard Webb

Full-time referee Webb represented England in the 2008 European Champions in Austria and Switzerland. The following video was recorded prior to the competition.





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Writer:Tudor
Date:Thursday July 8 2010
Time: 8:54PM

Comments

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At least the Rags have someone representing them now in the World Cup final.
Bluedub
08/07/2010 21:00:00
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Those bunch of idiots get everywhere. Friggin' drop-outs.
Tudor
08/07/2010 21:05:00
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Will he be wearing a red shirt for the final then?
fifthcolumnblue
08/07/2010 21:20:00
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I always thought he was more Arsenal-centric, but that's just a biased fan's view.
DubaiSpur
08/07/2010 22:26:00
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I call him "the Equaliser". Especially when he's in charge of the Delias matches. Green and gold until they fold
pedmachine
09/07/2010 08:35:00
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Dubai - think it's probably Sky-4 bias more than to any one particular team.
fifthcolumnblue
09/07/2010 12:05:00
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