UK time is: 21:00:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

RUFC - Ref Watch v Exeter City



MR GRAHAM D HORWOOD from Luton, Bedfordshire

A married man with two young children Graham stared refereeing at fifteen years of age and reached the National list of assistant referees in 2001 after progressing through the South Midlands and Isthmian Leagues. He was promoted to the List of Panel referees in 2005 and the National List of referees in 2007, the year in which he refereed the Conference Play Off Semi-final between Exeter and Oxford United.

When asked how did you get introduced into refereeing? Graham replied,
At the age of 16, two of my team mates from my Sunday side completed the exam so I thought it would be a good idea. Used to referee the juniors in the morning and play in the afternoon. Better way of earning money than doing a paper round.

He has taken charge of just 1 previous Rotherham United game, this being the 2-0 defeat at Barnet on Saturday 29th September 2007, in which he booked 4 players including debutant Ryan Cresswell and Liam King from the Millers.


His record this season so far is 13 games, 62 yellows and just 1 red, this was for Wolves, Richard Stearman for a second bookable offence during their 5-2 defeat at Norwich.
His latest appointment was Ketterings 2-1 FA Cup 1st round replay win at Lincoln City last week.

Graham will be assisted at Grecian Park by...

Mike J Cairns...Somerset
Malcolm G West..Cornwall

The Fourth Official is...
Andrew A Laver...Hampshire

Thanks to Zipadeedoodah for this article
The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 22 2008

Time: 11:08PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. rybel_b 1376
2. herringthorpe 1314
3. sixpence 484
4. mvmiller 34
5. mos60 33
6. Millie Miller 29
7. miller4life 26
8. nogginthenog 26
9. axholme 19
10. sthelensmiller 12

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds amongst the form teams in February
Leeds Utd : 30/03/2015 20:43:00
Meet The Ref - Boro v Latics - Stuart Attwell
Wigan : 30/03/2015 19:57:01
Write For Vital Bolton
Bolton : 30/03/2015 19:41:01
The Price Of Prising McClaren Away
Derby County : 30/03/2015 18:29:00
Royals hit with Football League fine
Reading : 30/03/2015 18:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Is It Time For Better Technology For Officials
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 0%
In Some Things 50%