Referee given boost

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Spalding teenager Simon Bell’s dreams of becoming a top referee have been given a boost after he received an award from the Jazz Apple Foundation.

He picked up the whistle after a hip dislocation injury which meant a long spell on the sidelines. The 16-year- old completed a refereeing course and since then has never looked back.

He currently sits on the 
Peterborough and District League Youth Committee and the United Counties Youth Committee while also being a member of the Spalding 
Referees’ Association.

The former Bourne Town player said: “I’m delighted and really thankful for the help the Jazz Apple Foundation has given me.”