Born: Bristol, England, September 1950
Bob Sawtell was appointed to the FIFA list of referees in 1990, and remained on the list until 1995. His first appointment was for the game between Honduras and Guatemala in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in 1991. In that same year he handled the U.S. vs Mexico game in the Women's CONCACAF Tournament and the Men's exhibition games between Mexico and Colombia and the United States vs Argentina, as well as being an official at the FIFA World U20 Tournament in Portugal. He refereed the Canadian Soccer League final in 1989, was presented with the Ray Morgan Award in 1991 and was the recipient of the Sport BC Official of the year award in 1994.