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Bibiana Steinhaus To Become First Woman To Officiate A Bundesliga Match

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 17

A 38-year-old police officer "will become the first woman to referee a top-flight match in Germany next season" after being promoted to the Bundesliga, according to the LONDON TIMES. Bibiana Steinhaus, who is dating former Premier League referee Howard Webb, has been a German FA referee since '...

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