Baku. 19 January. REPORT.AZ/ Former FIFA referee Howard Webb has received new position.
Report informs referring to the ESPN, English specialist was appointed as a chairman of Referees Committee of US Major League Soccer (MLS).
47-year-old former head coach replaced Peter Walton as general manager of the Professional Referee Organization. Previously, he was in charge for video replay operation.
Howard Webb managed the matches of English Premier League in 2003-2014 years. He has been FIFA referee since 2005 and gave record number of yellow cards for the final of World Cups. Howard Webb is also a police sergeant. He managed the final of Champions League and World Cup in 2010.