£5,000 - £10,000
Type of Entertainment
Speaker - After Dinner Speaker - Motivational - Sporting
Corporate Events, Conferences, Award Ceremonies, Launch Events
Howard Webb is a full-time professional football Premier League Referee. As a FIFA International Referee, he reached the pinnacle of his career by refereeing both the European Champions League and World Cup Finals in the same year.
Howard began refereeing in the local leagues in Rotherham in 1989 and has advanced to become a full time English Premier League Referee. As a FIFA International Referee, Howard reached the pinnacle of achievement by refereeing both the European Champions League and World Cup Finals in the same year, in 2010.
He is the only referee in history to achieve this and was awarded the MBE in the New Year Honours List later that year.
Howard is currently a Police Sergeant in the South Yorkshire Police, sharing this role with his referee duties at home and abroad.
He has integrated a hectic schedule on the pitch with a very busy life in law enforcement in the Doncaster and Sheffield areas of South Yorkshire. Although still refereeing in the top flight, Howard has become an accomplished speaker, concentrating on providing inspirational presentations based on his life and career path.
In his after dinner presentation, Howard describes how, from humble beginnings, he achieved his lifetime goal of taking charge of a World Cup Final. He details the ingredients necessary to achieve such an ultimate ambition drawing on the challenges he faced along the way.
The speech, while focusing on his road to success is illustrated with humour and many anecdotes, vividly demonstrating his passion for the game and determination to succeed.
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