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Bhupinder Singh created history by becoming the first Sikh-Punjabi referee in the Premier League

Bhupinder Singh created history by becoming the first Sikh-Punjabi referee in the Premier League


Bhupinder’s dream is that his work will inspire people from South Asian backgrounds and more such referees will be seen on the big stage of football. Bhupinder’s father and brother are also involved in football.

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Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2023, 9:06 [IST]

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Bhupinder Singh Gill on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Sikh-Punjabi referee to officiate in a Premier League match. He got a chance to become an assistant referee during the games for Nottingham Forest and Southampton. Bhupinder is 37 years old and his family is deeply involved in football. His father Jarnail Singh also supervised over 150 matches between 2004 and 2010. (Photo-Twitter)

Meanwhile, Bhupinder’s brother Sunny created history earlier this season when he officiated the League Two match between Northampton and Hartlepool. He became the first British South Asian referee since his father.

“This has got to be the proudest and most exciting moment in my refereeing journey so far, but I’m not going to get into that because it’s just another step in the direction of where I want to be,” Bhupinder was quoted as saying by ESPN. The family is also feeling proud and cheering for me. I am in this position because of my dad, who has supported me throughout my journey and been a role model for me. He accompanied my wife and son to this match. Took time off from work to make an appearance. Having him around during the match is going to be very special.”

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Gill’s appointment has been praised by the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the organization that oversees refereeing in England.

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Gill continued, “Hopefully this is another moment to help inspire the next generation. It has always been my dream to reach the top of my game, be a role model for future referees and make a difference- Encourage more people from different regions. Especially people from South Asian background like me.”

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Bhupinder Singh makes history as he becomes the first Sikh-Punjabi assistant referee in Premier League



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