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Female football referee in male football matches

Dagmar Damková Born in the Czech Republic in 1974, she started playing football at the age of 14 and became a referee at 21. She was the first female football referee to whistle competitive matches in men’s football in the Czech Republic (first time in October 2003). In 2011, the English teacher ended her career as a referee and became the first female member of the UEFA Referees’ Committee.