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Meet the Judges

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Sol Campbell

Ex Professional Footballer

Sol Campbell is a former professional footballer. A central defender, he had a 19-year career playing in the Premier League representing Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Portsmouth and an 11-year international career with England across six consecutive major tournaments (European Championships 1996, 2000 and 2004 and the World Cup in 1998, 2002 and 2006). In total Sol received 73 England caps.

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Trevor Weaver

AFA Referee

Trevor has been refereeing continuously for 25 years at grass roots level and has officiated in over 1,000 matches.

Trevor currently referees for:
Amateur Football Combination (largest league in Britain)
Chelsea F.C. Academy
University of London Union

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Ari Mendoca

AFA Referee

After a playing career abroad encompassing 9 different clubs over 17 years (both amateur and professional), Ari has been allocated by the FA to the Essex South Midlands Pool, consisting of the Essex Senior League and the Spartan South Midlands League. Ari also participates in the Football Conference Youth Alliance and is qualified as a Beach Soccer referee, officiating in the Beach Soccer Worldwide "Mundialito" in 2011.

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Leo Donnellan

Ex Professional Footballer

Leo is a former professional footballer, having represented Chelsea, Fulham and Leyton Orient in his playing career.

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Hugh Gilroy

AFA Referee

Hugh is a level 4 referee, tutor and assessor.

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Matthew Rea

AFA Referee

Matthew is a qualified football referee, affiliated with both London and Durham Football Associations. Regular referee for University League and Cup matches, as well as actively playing.

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Matt Cannon

AFA Referee

Matt signed with Crystal Palace and Fulham as a schoolboy. Played for several seasons in the Southern Amateur League. Still playing for Boca Seniors (formally Bank of England VETS FC). AFA senior county referee officiating in the SAL and Arthurian Leagues, as well as academy and representative matches for the last 10 years.

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Peter Georgiou

AFA Referee

Peter is a senior AFA referee since 1990 operating in the contributory leagues. Also spent 7 years refereeing abroad. FA Licensed tutor, assessor and observer.

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Gareth Dineen

AFA Referee

Gareth is the Referee Appointment Officer for the the Arthurian League. He has spent around 13 years appointing match officials including periods for the Amateur Football Alliance and the Southern Amateur League. Gareth is a qualified senior county referee with over 15 years' experience in grass roots, academy and semi-professional football.

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Andy Brathwaite

AFA Referee

Andy has played football at semi-pro and started 'whistling' when life began - at 40 - and has done so for the past 14 years. He currently referees on the Combined Counties and Southern Amateur Leagues, plus Chelsea and QPR Academies.

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