Soccer Aid to have all-female refereeing team with Abigail Byrne set to take charge of the game

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2023-06-10 15:09:22  • 1 min

Soccer Aid will have an all-female refereeing team for the first time with top-flight official Abigail Byrne set to take charge of Sundays game at Old Trafford.

Byrne is one of four Womens Super League officials involved with the match.

Georgia Ball and Nicoleta Bria will be Byrnes assistants while Jane Sims will be on fourth official duty.

There will be no VAR and the game will go straight to penalties if the result is a draw at full-time.

Byrne was promoted into the elite level of refereeing in 2015 and has operated in the WSL since 2016.

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