Meanwhile, Wales' mouth-watering Six Nations opener against England in Cardiff on Friday, February 6, will be refereed
by Frenchman Jerome Garces.
I simulated what would happen in the Premier League if it was refereed
by clones and compared this with what happens in the Premier League as it is actually refereed
Owens took charge of his first full international when he refereed
Japan v Ireland in 2005 and was on the referee's panel for the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups.
Rafati has been a Bundesliga referee for six years and has refereed
about 200 matches in the top two leagues in Germany in addition to a several Champions League and Europa League matches.
Madley, having taking the course at 16, refereed
in the Wakefield and District League at Level 7 and then progressed through Level 4 to theWest Yorkshire Premier League after three seasons in the middle.
Referee Bahadyr Kochkarov, who refereed
at FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa, returned to Kyrgyzstan.