Ross Joyce

Wembley Appointment for Ross

North Riding FA is extremely proud to announce that its Referee Development Manager, Ross Joyce, has been appointed as referee for this year’s Buildbase FA Vase Final at Wembley Stadium.

Taking place on Sunday 19 May (12.15pm KO), this season’s final will feature Combined Counties League side Chertsey Town and Cray Valley PM of the Southern Counties East Football League.


Ross will be assisted by Rob Smith (Hertfordshire FA) and Matthew Lee (Sussex FA), whilst the fourth official on the day will be Thomas Bramall (Sheffield & Hallamshire FA).

This is a fantastic appointment for Ross and the whole team at North Riding FA is extremely proud of his achievements.

Congratulations and good luck, Ross!

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