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    Arnold Hunter feels honoured to be a referee

    Referee Arnold Hunter from Northern Ireland recently got promoted by Uefa to the international Second Group. His goal is become an Elite referee. That’s what he says in an interview with the Dutch Referee Blog. The 33-year-old referee from Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, started officiating – as many referees – due to an injury. It was his uncle George Parkinson who introduced him at that moment into the wonderful world of refereeing. Now he has an international career, is in Second Group and got twelve more international years ahead. How important was your uncle for you becoming a referee? “My uncle was a founding member of Fermanagh and Western Referees’ Association.…