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referee

A person—ideally one who is respected by his or her peers—who speaks (refers) on the behalf of another.
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He said that umpires were being well taken care of during the course.
The Paisley side rely on the trusty umpires on a weekly basis to help officiate matches over the course of the year.
The 41-year-old from Mumbai began his career as an umpire in 2000 at a local tournament.
Durham is one of the many counties which has seen a fall in umpire numbers.
Umpires Andrew Wray (left) and David Collins are among a dwindling number of officials Umpires desperately needed for next season HUDDERSFIELD Umpires Association have launched a desperate appeal for new officials to take charge of Drakes League matches.
Ashik soon made a name for himself as an indoor cricket umpire and organisers of indoor domestic tournaments began to approach him regularly.
and that provides consistency, whether conditions are difficult for (on-field) umpires or the umpire is having a good day or a bad day.
New BCCI proposal to attract retired players to umpiring UMPIRES
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Wynand Louw of Cricket Namibia is reappointed to the ICC Associate and Affiliate Panel of International Umpires for 2014 following the annual review and selection process.
Asked about the concerns over the declining standard of umpiring in the country, Dar, who twice won the ICC Umpire of the Year award, said things would not improve unless more former players don't join the profession.
On June 14, MLB announced that Runge, 43, had been replaced by 38-year-old Chris Conroy, but did not give a reason for the change in umpire staff.
The PCB had, on the request of its team management in South Africa after the first Test in Johannesburg, written to the ICC raising concerns over some of the decisions and the performance of umpire Steve Davis.