Northern NSW Football is pleased to announce Anthony Smith as Football Far North Coast’s Newcastle Permanent Community Referee of the Year for 2021.
Anthony officiates matches for Football Far North Coast and has shown true dedication and passion for the game giving players, coaches and spectators the best experience possible.
“Match officials have arguably the hardest job in sport,” NNSWF Community Football Manager Ross Hicks said.
“Anthony has shown that he takes the match official role seriously and his dedication, passion and commitment contribute considerably to the positive football experience enjoyed by the players and spectators of matches he officiates.”
Newcastle Permanent Ballina Branch Lending Manager David Parker congratulated Anthony on becoming the recipient of the Football Far North Coast Newcastle Permanent Referee of the Year Award.
“Our community football referees take on an important role of keeping players’ safe and creating a great experience for players and spectators each and every week,” Parker said.
“Newcastle Permanent would like to congratulate Anthony for his generosity and valued contribution to the game.”