Roger Lamb emigrated to Australia from England in 1950 and played for South Yarra for two years. In 1952 he joined the Victorian Soccer Referees and progressed to Class One. He officiated for more than 25 years at state, interstate and international level. Lamb controlled internationals between Australia and Israel in Melbourne and Australia and Bulgaria in Sydney. He also officiated in the Victorian Dockerty Cup final and was a member of the National League and Australia Cup panels. Lamb was secretary of the Australian Soccer Referees Foundation for 15 years and president for four years. In 1981 Lamb qualified as a referees coach, became an inspector in 1994, was the Victorian referees coach for five years from 1998 and a member of the national coaching panel.