Boskovic in 1974
Boskovic in 1974

Anton Boskovic (27 January 1933 – 16 June 2022) was an Australian soccer referee.

Career

Born in Blato, Croatia, Yugoslavia, he emigrated to Australia from the former Yugoslavia in 1955.[1]

Boskovic is known for having refereed two matches in the FIFA World Cup, one in 1974 and one in 1982.[2][3] He was inducted into the Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame in 1999.

In 1982 Boskovic was invited by the Australian Government to join an independent migration review panel.[4]

Boskovic died on 16 June 2022, at the age of 89.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Tony Boscovic". MyFootball.com.au. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Tony Boscovic". Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 16 September 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  3. ^ Tony Boskovic - 1974 and 1982 Australia's World Cup Referees
  4. ^ Brammall, Colin (19 January 1982). "14 named to independent migrant-review panel". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Football NSW - VALE: Anton "Tony" Boskovic". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 16 June 2022.