Shane Skinner to referee Foxtel Y-League 2019 Grand Final

Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced that Shane Skinner will referee the Foxtel Y-League 2019 Grand Final between the Western Sydney Wanderers FC and Brisbane Roar FC at ANZ Stadium tomorrow (Friday 1 February 2019).

Perth-based Shane Skinner is honoured and excited to have received the appointment and he reflected on the commitment that is required to achieve this goal.

“[The feeling was] satisfaction and pride in knowing that years of hard work have paid off. It has required ongoing physical development through several high-intensity training sessions a week, in addition to continual mental & technical development,” he said.

“It is exciting to be involved in the spectacle of the biggest game of the Foxtel Y-League. I hope to continue my development to achieve my goal of refereeing on the Hyundai A-League and beyond,” he concluded.

Featured image courtesy of ANZ Stadium.

Shane will be joined by Assistant Referees Sam Kelly (NSW) and Jay Hudson (QLD) as well as Fourth Official Hassan Jomaa (NSW.

  1. Director of Referees Ben Wilson congratulated all the match officials on their appointment to the Foxtel Y-League 2019 Grand Final.

“This appointment is thoroughly deserved and is recognition of the strong performances of Shane, Sam, Jay and Hassan throughout the Foxtel Y-League 2018/19 season.

“Numerous Hyundai A-League match officials, including Jarred Gillett, have officiated the Foxtel Y-League Grand Final and I look forward to this year’s team finishing the season strongly and continuing their refereeing development in the years to come.”

Friday, 1 February 2019

Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar FC

Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney

Kick-Off: 4:20pm (AEDT)

Referee: Shane Skinner

Assistant Referee 1: Sam Kelly

Assistant Referee 2: Jay Hudson

Fourth Official: Hassan Jomaa

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 4.00pm (AEDT) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers