Strebre Delovski

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Strebre Delovski
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Full name Strebre Delovski
Born (1975-10-13) 13 October 1975 (age 41)
Other occupation Accountant
Years League Role
2005–2016 A-League Referee
Years League Role
2009–2016 FIFA Referee
2010–2016 AFC Referee

Strebre Delovski (born 13 October 1975) is an Australian soccer referee in the A-League.[1][2] He previously officiated in the Illawarra Premier League [3] and during the A-League off-season has been refereeing in the NSW Premier League competition.[4] In 2005 and 2007 he was named NSW Premier League Referee of the Year.[5][6]

Delovski was the referee for the first leg of the 2009 OFC Champions League Final between Auckland City and Koloale.[7] He was named A-League Referee of the Season at the 2008-09 PFA Footballer of the Year Awards[8][9] and Referee of the Year at the 2009-10 FFA A-League awards.[10] Delovski was promoted to the FIFA referee panel in January 2009.[11][12] He was scheduled to officiate a friendly match between Manchester United and Indonesia as part of his two-game assessment to join the Asian elite referee panel[13][14] but the match was called off due to the 2009 Jakarta bombings.[15] On 10 November 2012, Delovski was the 4th official for the final match of the 2012 AFC Champions League match Ulsan Hyundai vs Al-Ahli SC in Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium .

On April 20, 2016, Delovski announced his retirement 'from active refereeing at the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League 2016 Finals Series'.[16]

On the 4th of April 2017, Strebre Delovski 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. [17]



Year Award
2009–10 Zurich Referee of the Year

A-League Matches[18][edit]

  • 2005/2006 Season: 2 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-Season)
  • 2006/2007 Season: 2 Matches (Including: 2 Pre-Season)
  • 2007/2008 Season: 5 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-Season)
  • 2008/2009 Season: 16 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-season; Major Semi-Final 1st Leg; Preliminary Final)
  • 2009/2010 Season: 24 Matches (Including: Minor Semi-Final; Major Semi-Final 2nd Leg; Final: Melbourne VictorySydney FC)
  • 2010/2011 Season: 8 Matches (Including: Minor Semi-Final)
  • 2011/2012 Season: 21 Matches (Including: 2 Finals Matches)
  • 2012/2013 Season: 19 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-Season and 1 Finals match)
  • 2013/2014 Season: 17 Matches (Including: 1 Semi Final)
  • 2014/2015 Season: 15 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-Season)
  • 2015/2016 Season: 18 Matches (Including: 1 Pre-Season, 1 Semi Final and 1 Final (as Fourth Official[19])

International Matches[edit]

OFC Champions League[20]

East Asian Football Championship

AFC Champions League


International career[edit]

East Asian Football Championship[edit]

In February 2010, Delovski selected to referee at his first international competition since receiving his FIFA badge in 2009: The East Asian Football Championship held in Japan.[21] He refereed two matches including the final match in which Japan played Korea Republic.[22] The other match he refereed was between Japan and China PR.[23] Delovski was also Fourth official for the China PRKorea Republic match.[24]

International Matches Officiated

Date Home Away Result Competition
6 February 2010 Japan Japan China China PR 0–0 2010 East Asian Football Championship
14 February 2010 Japan Japan South Korea South Korea 1–3 2010 East Asian Football Championship
22 March 2013 New Zealand New Zealand New Caledonia New Caledonia 2–1 2014 World Cup qualification

See also[edit]