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Graham Poll

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Birthday
29, 1963
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
England

About

One of Britain's most prominent referees, he called the Premiere League's biggest matches, and several of the World Cup matches in 2006.

Before Fame

In a 2006 World Cup match between Australia and Croatia, he missed sending off a Croatian player for a second yellow card, and cited that as the reason for his subsequent retirement.

Trivia

After retiring from football, he occasionally appeared on the syndicated radio show World Soccer Daily, and with columns in Sky News Sunrise.

Family Life

He had two children with wife Julie.

Associated With

The Australia-Croatia game was not his first run-in with criticism: in 2004 Premier League game he controversially allowed a free kick to Arsenal's Thierry Henry.