In August of 2014, Howard Webb decided to step down from refereeing as he ended his career which extended past 20 years of being in charge of matches as the referee.
After stepping down as coach, Howard Webb opted to initiate a new career as he took up a role of technical director of the Professional Game Match Officials Board.
The Professional Game Match Officials Board (PGMOB) is an association of football referees which has the objective of providing match officials for all games that are played in the Premier League of England.
This assignment of selecting match officials for the upcoming season of the Premier League has now been given to Howard Webb.
The general manager of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) is Mike Riley and he has praised Howard Webb as he said that this new role that Webb has taken up has allowed him of having a better understanding of the organization and he has what it takes to fulfill these new tasks and assignments which are being given to him. Continue reading Howard Webb has the task of selecting the officials for the Premier League