Discussion in 'Referee' started by MPJ334, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. MPJ334

    MPJ334 New Member

    Dec 19, 2001
    Chelsea,New York, NY
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Hey guys, I'm back if only briefly. I miss reading the board, but my life has been taken over by class...and The Facebook, which brings me here.

    A friend has a group about her where she is the Queen of Ireland. She wants to give me an office and I need the name of a decent Irish FIFA Ref. Any help given would be great.
  2. MassachusettsRef

    MassachusettsRef Moderator
    Staff Member

    Apr 30, 2001
    Washington, DC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I'm not going to ask about the rest of your post, which goes over my head. I'll just answer your question by pointing you here:,1576,MIRL,00.html

    Alan Kelly is definitely Ireland's top guy right now. That being said, he isn't that high-up, only doing the lower level European matches from what I've seen.

    Historically, Alan Snoody is the best Irish referee that I'm aware of, but he's from Northern Ireland. He went to World Cup 1990, I believe. Someone else might be able to help you out with referees going further back.
  3. Englishref

    Englishref Member

    Jul 25, 2004
    London, England
    Alan Kelly is indeed Ireland's top ranked official, being a Category 2 referee. However, Ian Stokes is a very good, young FIFA referee. As is David Malcolm from Northern Ireland. Both are Category 3 UEFA referees.

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