Premier League referee Kevin Pal saved the day at a United Counties League reserve recreation by stepping in to officiate on the final minute.
Pal, 46, has taken cost of quite a few high-profile matches throughout his time within the recreation – together with the 2013 League Cup ultimate between Bradford Metropolis and Swansea Metropolis – however was noticed within the center on the Oadby City Reserves v Harborough City Reserves on Monday night.
The Leicestershire-based official is claimed to have volunteered to interchange the unique referee, who pulled out by means of damage.
Premier League referee Kevin Pal at a United Counties League reserve match on Monday
A submit on the United Counties League Fb web page learn: ‘Premier League referee Kevin Pal is reffing the Oadby City Reserves v Harborough City Reserves recreation tonight! He volunteered to step in after the unique referee pulled out with damage.’
The match, which happened on the residence of Lutterworth City within the Harborough district of Leicestershire, resulted in a 3-1 win for Oadby City Reserves.
A member of the Choose Group of referees because the 2009/10 season, the sport between the 2 second-string sides from the ninth and tenth degree of English soccer will need to have been a far cry from Pal’s current duties within the Premier League.
Pal officiated the 2013 League Cup ultimate however stepped in after the unique referee pulled out
Pal’s notable honours so far embrace officiating the 2012 Neighborhood Protect and the 2013 League Cup Remaining.
He made his Premier League debut within the match between Wolverhampton Wanderers in September 2009 and has additionally amassed over 100 video games within the Championship.
Extra lately, the 46-year-old refereed the 1-1 draw between Brighton and Tottenham on April 17.