Henry Øberg

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Henry Øberg
Born (1931-08-18)18 August 1931
Died 23 November 2011(2011-11-23) (aged 80)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Football referee, referee advisor

Henry Øberg (18 August 1931 – 23 November 2011) was a Norwegian football referee.[1] He was a member of SK Falk, and from 1968 Hamar IL.[2] He became a FIFA referee in 1967, and officiated in the Olympic football tournament in Münich in 1972 and in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.[3]

Øberg refereed 145 matches in the highest Norwegian league from 1964 until his last match between Vålerenga and Start in 1982, when he received standing ovation from 16 000 spectators.[4] He also refereed the Norwegian cup final in 1968.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dommerlegenden Henry Øberg er død - VG Nett". Vg.no. Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  2. ^ Aftenposten 29 March 1968
  3. ^ "Dommer falt om foran fotballstjerner". vg.no (in Norwegian). VG. 2 February 2004. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Henry Øberg er død". h-a.no (in Norwegian). Hamar Arbeiderblad. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Aftenposten 4 November 2011