Chris Beath

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Chris Beath
Chris Beath.jpg
Full name Christopher James Beath
Other occupation Finance Director
Years League Role
2005– A-League Referee
2011– FIFA listed Referee

Christopher "Chris" James Beath is an Australian football (soccer) referee in the A-League.[1][2]

He has refereed at the National Youth Championships in 2003 and in 2004.[1]

Beath was the referee of the tournament at the 2002 Kanga Cup.[3]

Beath was added to the FIFA International Referees List in 2011,[4][5] serving as a referee for matches including the Kirin Challenge Cup contest between Japan and Iceland.[6]

On the 4th of April 2017, Chris Beath was appointed as one of the inaugural Video assistant referee (VAR's) in the Hyundai A-League, the first top-tier football league in the world to implement the technology. [7]

A-League Career[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Profile - Chris Beath". Official A-League Website. Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Brink pushes referee over the edge". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 23 November 2009. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Kanga Cup Referees - Hall of Fame". Kanga Cup. AusRef Football Referees Australia. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Football Federation Australia Archived December 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ FIFA. "Australia: Referees". Retrieved on 1 June 2013.
  6. ^ Morgan, Michael. "International matches of Iceland 2012 - Details". RSSSF, 7 February 2013. Retrieved on 1 June 2013.
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  8. ^ Ultimate A-League