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The seventeenth edition of our centrally-run 'Zoom Meeting Night' specials is being held on Monday 1st March 2021.

We have lined up a whole range of speakers from the Refereeing World, plus guests from other sports, all of whom will be sharing with you their insight and experience.

The aim is to educate, offer development opportunities, share experiences and (above all else) have some fun!

Please come and join us on Monday 1st March, when we are delighted to welcome Former FIFA and Premier League Referee, Lee Probert

When: Monday 1st March 2021
Time: 7:30pm (UK)

A bit about Lee: 
Lee Probert is a former Premier League and FIFA Referee from Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire.  Having begun his refereeing career in 1986 in Bristol, Lee was promoted to Football League list of Assistant Referees in 1998. 5 years later, Lee made the step up and began officiating as of part of the National list of referees. His first game as a Football League referee was Northampton Town v Torquay United. 

A few years later, in 2007, Lee was successful in getting promoted to Select Group 1, which allowed him to referee matches in the English top flight. Three years later, Lee was appointed to referee the FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium. In 2010, Lee was awarded a place on the list of FIFA referees, allowing him to officiate in some of the greatest competitions and stadiums across the world. In 2011 Lee was selected to be the fourth official for the FA Cup final between Stoke City and Manchester City, but he went one further when he was chosen to officiate Arsenal’s 3-2 victory over Hull City in the 2014 FA Cup Final. 

Following a period of successive injuries, Lee hung up his whistle in 2019 and brought his 32-year refereeing career to an end.  

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