Ian Stokes

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Ian Stokes
Born Dublin, Ireland
Other occupation unknown
Domestic
Years League Role
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2006–present League of Ireland Referee
International
Years League Role
2004 - present FIFA listed Referee

Ian Stokes is an Irish FIFA-level[1][2] soccer referee from Dublin. An experienced League of Ireland official,[3][4][5][6][7][8][9] he took charge of the 2005 FAI Cup Final at Lansdowne Road, Dublin. He has also taken charge of one of the semi-finals of the 2007 Setanta Sports Cup. At international level, Stokes refereed one UEFA Euro 2008 qualifier. In October 2008, he refereed at the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

Career[edit]

Stokes received his FIFA badge in 2004. He officiated the 2005 FAI Cup Final and the semi-final of the 2007 Setanta Sports Cup 2007. In 2006, Stokes was appointed to the Elite Phase of the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship in Croatia[10] and later took charge of a Euro 2008 qualifier, Andorra v. Israel in the Estadi Comunal d'Aixovall. The match was attended by 680 spectators.[11]

UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship 2008[edit]

In October 2008, Stokes attended the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship in a professional capacity. On 7 October 2008, he took charge of the Group 2 match in which Belgium beat Estonia 5 – 0 at Kadriorg in Tallinn, Estonia.[12] On 10 October 2008, he took charge of the Group 2 match in which Belgium and Croatia drew 2 – 2 at Kuusalu in Kuusalu, Estonia.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelly blows the whistle on Ireland's referee bashers". Irish Independent. 2006-06-07. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  2. ^ "FIFA awards 17 badges to Irish referees and assistants". BreakingNews.ie. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  3. ^ "Galway take a giant step to survival". Irish Independent. 2008-11-08. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  4. ^ "Gypsies in driving seat as McGill strike denies Sligo". Irish Independent. 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  5. ^ "Foran sees red in dull stalemate". Irish Independent. 2008-08-16. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  6. ^ "Purcell's double blow leaves Drogs' title hopes in disarray". Irish Independent. 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  7. ^ "McCourt on the mark to boost struggling Candystripes". Irish Independent. 2007-05-15. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  8. ^ "Keegan and Barrett shine for new-look Drogheda". Irish Independent. 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  9. ^ "Vikings ready to make their mark". Irish Independent. 2006-04-21. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  10. ^ UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship Fixtures & Results
  11. ^ Ian Stokes's profile at WorldReferee.com. Accessed 24 November 2008.
  12. ^ Match details. UEFA. Accessed 24 November 2008.
  13. ^ Match details. UEFA. Accessed 24 November 2008.