Ray doesn’t need much of an introduction as he’s still an active member but did you know his football career was cut short at an early age? They’re still trying to get over it at Ebbsfleet FC….however their loss was the refereeing world’s gain!
Why did you pick up the whistle to referee?
Two broken legs in a season!
What year did you qualify as a referee?
What was your first game -teams/score?
Istead Rise A v Blue Circle Res 8-2
What leagues did you referee in?
Gravesend League, North Kent Sunday League, Kent League, Southern League, Vauxhall Conference
How many years did you referee before hanging uptake whistle?
I’m still active in the BUCS League
How many years were you involved with the Society as a member?
Still involved as the Society President
What role(s) did you have on Committee?
What was your most memorable time as a referee?
Welsh Cup Final Referee 2001 & 1st game as FIFA Referee
Any last comment or advice to younger referees?
Stay fit, know the LOTG and be firm but fair