January 29, on 65-m to year of life died a famous English referee Paul Alcock, according to tabloid the Sun.
The last two years he was sick with cancer.
He was referee of the championship of England in the 1982-2002 years, in 1995-2000 — the Premier League.
Gender Alcock remember the first episode with Paolo di Canio in a match «the Arsenal» — «Sheffield Wensday» (26 September 1998). The referee sent the Italian Legionnaire. Di Canio lost his temper and pushed the referee. Gender Alcock fell. In the opinion of many British media, «too picturesque». Di Canio was suspended for 11 matches.