Well brilliant news Gary is off to Wembley to fulfil his appointment as Assistant Referee for this coming weekend’s eagerly awaited Carabao Cup Final, Arsenal v Manchester City, Kick Off 4:30PM.
No stranger to Wembley with his Premier League duties and following on from last year when Gary was also appointed as Assistant Referee for the FA Cup Final, this latest appointment provides a unique refereeing double for Gary in officiating at our Country’s top two domestic Cup Competitions.
Speaking on Gary’s appointment Durham FA Referee Development Officer Jeff Russell said “On behalf of all at Durham FA and all Referees within our County I would just like to wish Gary and his family all the best for what will be another memorable weekend. Gary is very well respected throughout our county, always giving his time to speak at our local Referee Societies, Referee Academy meetings, offering development advice to all officials and we are all so delighted with his latest appointment. To achieve what he has done so far in his career is testament to his dedicated commitment to refereeing and his reward of another Wembley final is once again certainly well deserved.”