Fischer appointed to 2013 MLS All-Star Game

Fischer will act as fourth official for the match, working alongside referee Hilario Grajeda and assistant referees Paul Scott and Bill Dittmar.

Referee Drew Fischer has been appointed to the 18th annual MLS All-Star Game on 31 July at Sporting Park in Kansas City, KS. Fischer will act as fourth official for the match, working alongside referee Hilario Grajeda and assistant referees Paul Scott and Bill Dittmar.

The 2013 edition of the All-Star Game will feature the MLS All Stars taking on three time Serie A Scudetto winners AS Roma.

2013 has been a banner year for Fischer, who has received 12 MLS referee appointments, in addition to refereeing the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final between Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Montreal Impact in May.

Fischer, a native of Calgary, AB, began his MLS career in 2011 as a fourth official, seeing action as a referee for the first time in 2012.

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