Brian Hall (referee)

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Brian Hall (born June 5, 1961) is an American former soccer referee from northern California. He started his professional career as an assistant referee in the NASL at age 19.[1] Hall was a FIFA referee from 1992 until he retired in 2007 at the mandatory retirement age of 45.[2] He refereed two games in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He was also named Major League Soccer Referee of the Year in 2003, 2005 2006, and 2007.[3] Hall served as the US Soccer Manager of Referee Assessment and Training until 2010.[4] He became the first Director of Referees for CONCACAF in December 2010 and held that post until December 2013.[5] Hall is currently the Match Official Development Manager for the Professional Referee Organization (PRO).[6]

In March 2016, he was appointed as CONCACAF's director of refereeing.[7]

World Cup matches officiated[edit]

Tournament Date Venue Round Team 1 Result Team 2
2002 June 3, 2002 Sapporo Dome, Sapporo First Round  Italy 2 – 0  Ecuador
2002 June 12, 2002 Nagai Stadium, Osaka First Round  Nigeria 0 – 0  England


  1. ^ "PRO- Brian Hall Excited by PRO Challenge". Archived from the original on 2015-01-08. Retrieved 2015-01-07.
  2. ^ List of FIFA Referees 2006 Archived October 21, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ CNRA Archived December 5, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Referee Week In Review Archived April 8, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Famed Ref Brian Hall Joins CONCACAF
  6. ^ "PRO- Support Staff". Archived from the original on 2015-01-30. Retrieved 2015-01-07.
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