Probert to referee cup final

By a County Press reporter

Thursday, April 17, 2014

 

ISLE OF Wight man Lee Probert is to referee this year's FA Cup final.

Lee, who started his refereeing career as a teenager in the Isle of Wight League, will take contol of the Arsenal v Hull City tie on May 17 at Wembley.

He had been a Premier League referee for seven years and has already officiated three FA Cup ties this season.

The 41-year-old, who now lives in Wiltshire, told the BBC he knew his father, who died six years ago, would be proud.

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