Howard Webb retained for rest of World Cup

Referee Howard Webb signals for a free kick during the match between West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers at Upton Park on January 19, 2013
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Howard Webb is among 15 referees who have been retained by FIFA for the remainder of the World Cup.

Howard Webb is one of 15 referees who have been retained by FIFA for the remainder of the World Cup.

The 42-year-old Yorkshireman has taken charge of two matches so far at the tournament.

Webb's assistants Mike Mullarkey and Darren Cann have also been kept on for the final four fixtures out in Brazil.

Sandro Ricci of Brazil is the only official to be retained from one of the four countries left in the competition.

FA Chairman Greg Dyke during a media conference on September 4, 2013
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