Tony Boskovic
Boskovic in 1974
Full name Anton Boskovic[1]
Born (1933-01-27)27 January 1933
Blato, Croatia, Yugoslavia,
Died 16 June 2022(2022-06-16) (aged 89)
Domestic
Years League Role
1977–1983 National Soccer League Referee
International
Years League Role
1967–1983 FIFA listed Referee

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.[2]

Boskovic is known for having refereed two matches in the FIFA World Cup, one in 1974 and one in 1982.[3][4] 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.[5]

Boskovic died on 16 June 2022, at the age of 89.[6]

References

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