Matthew Southern has been named 2019 All Flags Referee of the Year.
Matthew collected the Golden Whistle award at the 2019 All Flags Referee Awards Evening at Perth SC’s Dorrien Gardens.
All Flags, Signs & Banners Managing Director Peter Wagener presented the award.
The occasion drew an audience of 150 people, with Football West Chairman Sherif Andrawes addressing the guests.
List of winners
Referee Encouragement Award – Christopher Johnstone
Junior League Referee of the Year (Female) – Caleigh Ormerod
Junior League Referee of the Year (Male) – Ben Kaiser
Women’s League Referee of the Year – John Westmerland
Amateur League Referee of the Year – Walter Ciotti
State League Youth Referee of the Year – Adam Hicks
State League Assistant Referee of the Year – Lawson Rimmer
State League Referee of the Year – Arvin Shanmuganathan
Assistant Referee of the Year – Harry Bolan
All Flags Referee of the Year (Golden Whistle) – Matthew Southern
Service to Refereeing Award – Dave Collier
Great night celebrating referees at the WA Referees’ Awards Night at @DorrienGardens Congratulations to the winner of the 2019 Golden Whistle Matthew Southern. @FootballWest pic.twitter.com/ZtthwaUjuO
— Sherif Andrawes (@SherifPerth) October 5, 2019