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We are delighted to reveal that Wolverhampton Referees' Association member, Keith Gibson, received his Long and Meritorious Service Award from the National Referees’ Association in October.

Keith has held the position of Secretary at his Society for a fantastic 23 years, and was presented with his award by Ray Olivier.

Phil Reade, Chair of Wolverhampton RA, spoke on behalf of all members in offering Keith huge congratulations on his Award, adding that it was good to see his hard work being acknowledged by the National RA.

For our own part, the National RA would also like to add its own congratulations to Keith on his Award, and to thank him for his continued support and dedication towards The Referees’ Association.

Ray Olivier, (right) presenting the Long and Meritorious Service Award to Keith Gibson (left)

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