Nicholas receives FA award

Nick Titman received his award from Derek Vernum (left) and Brian Walden.
Nick Titman received his award from Derek Vernum (left) and Brian Walden.
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Nicholas Titman recently became the latest Peterborough man to be presented with an FA 50-years service-to-football award at a ceremony in Northampton.

Titman started his footballing career in Barton Upon Humber before moving to London.

A knee injury curtailed playing the game and he passed a referee course in 1969.

He made rapid progress being promoted from class 3 to class 1 in successive seasons which opened the doors to refereeing all around the world including the USA .

In 1975 he refereed the English Schools Under 18 Final.

From 1986 he was a resident of Peterborough and regularly officiated in the Peterborough League and the Midland Purity League.

He was a regular for 19 years refereeing the RWT 7-a-side leagues.

He is also widely known as a mentor, assessor and administrator of football and has also organised Futsal tournaments in Belgium and Luxembourg and the UK & Ireland Coroprate Games.

He was previously a member of the West Riding Referees Association and the Peterborough Referees Association.