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of Referees, Umpires and Sports Officials

Frank Udvari NHL Hockey Referee History of Sports OfficialsThe History of Sports Officials Collection contains links to contacts and organizations who have contributed a piece of referee or umpire history to the online record for the rest of us to explore. It is filled with fascinating facts and photos of officials in all sports.


A list of NBA Referees from 1946 to current. This site includes photos too.

Sports History Today Website

Football Database Europe soccer

Sports Reference Home Page – Awesome site! – Basketball – Baseball – Football – Hockey – Olympics

Historic list of All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Referees back to 1887. (Scroll down a bit when you get there)

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If you are a history buff and a sports fan, like me, then this is the page for you. This is absolutely one of my favourite collections and I hope you love it too. I am always on the lookout for posts that are awesome enough to be with all of these other historical moments and events. Please enjoy browsing through the collection and exploring the links posted below. In the Collection there are some fascinating posts like The History of NFL Officials Jerseys, the 1966 World Cup, and a number of Retro Games in a variety of sports. We added some links below to help get you started exploring your own sports history interests. Have fun!

There are over 100 pages of referees and umpires across the website, highlighting dozens of sports. The site was created using over 10,000 Twitter posts and retweets. Plus, we added hundreds of links, videos and podcasts from around the world. Providing easy access to education, entertainment and important information to sports officials of all stripes. Thanks for visiting today. We hope to see you again! Have an excellent day!

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Officials101 A – Z List of Sports Rules
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Check out these old NFL Officials Uniforms from 1944

NFL Officials Uniforms history

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