History will be made this weekend in the Premier League as 34 year old Australian Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas referee to take charge of a top flight game. Everton vs Norwich at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon will be the big test for the man from the gold coast in Australia. Referee’s are under the spotlight even more now a days with the add on of VAR, camera phones and multiple TV stations covering the games.
It's official! 🤝
Jarred Gillett is set to become first overseas referee in Premier League history, as he takes charge of Watford 🆚 Newcastle on Saturday!
You may recognise him from a certain fascinating clip during his time in the A-League… pic.twitter.com/1edNBwLHy8
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𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆: Australian Jarred Gillett will make history on Saturday as he becomes the first overseas referee in Premier League history 🇦🇺 pic.twitter.com/7pS9xypFs3
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🚨🚨⚽️| BREAKING: Jarred Gillett will become the PL’s first ever overseas referee when he referees Watford v Newcastle on Saturday
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So you have to be able to handle the massive pressure that comes with the game, week in week out. We wish Jarred Gillett all the best in his latest role.