Sian Massey-Ellis becomes first Englishwoman to officiate men's European fixture
Sian Massey-Ellis has become the first Englishwoman to officiate in a men's European fixture in Thursday's Europa League Group D fixture between PSV Eindhoven and LASK.
In August, Massey-Ellis became the first woman to officiate in the Community Shield.
"It's been a dream of mine to officiate in a European competition," she said.
"It's definitely becoming more normal to see female officials in the men's game," added the 33-year-old.
Assistant referee Massey-Ellis joined referee Chris Kavanagh, fellow assistant Dan Cook and fourth official Peter Bankes for the 0-0 draw.
"Ultimately it shouldn't matter what gender, race or religion anyone is - it's about going out there and doing your job as best you can," she added.
Massey-Ellis has officiated in the Women's World Cup and the Women's Champions League final and is a regular in the Premier League.