Best Ref Ever9 Comments
Item #: 4334
Fantastic referee, quite rightly highly regarded. Much better than Bennett and Dowd etc who seem to have a dislike of Wigan Athletic!
the ref on the left im sure his name is melling
the ref on the left is stephen melling
dave cross is now a linesman in Premier league
apologies Andy Butler is the premier league linesman (assistant referee)
YES RAY WAS A SUPER REF. BUT DON'T FORGET HE WAS ALSO AN EXCELLENT REFEREE,S INSTRUCTOR. HE NEW THE LAWS OF THE GAME BETTER THAN ANYONE, GREAT LAD.
I fully agree the best ref I have known.
IT IS definitely Steven Melling he was one of my mates at Gidlow school better ref than footy player but great lad Ray was a terrier of football player played with him at goose green LC but I think Dave Smith was the best local ref
the ref in the middle was also a brilliant singer ,he used to gene Pitney songs with jimmy Gordon on piano in the railway pub on billinge rd