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UEFA Europa League 2021/2022 – Play-off (First Leg) 17-19 August 2021 Crvena Zvezda – CFR Cluj Referee: Georgi Kabakov (BUL, photo) Assistant Referee 1: Martin Margaritov (BUL) Assistant Referee 2: Diyan Valkov (BUL) Fourth Official: Nikola Popov (BUL) Referee Observer: Edgar Steinborn (GER) Celtic FC – AZ Alkmaar Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (ROU) Assistant Referee 1: Radu Ghinguleac (ROU) Assistant Referee 2: Sebastian Gheorghe (ROU) Fourth Official: Andrei Chivulete (ROU) Referee Observer: Martin Hansson (SWE) Slavia Praha – Legia Warszawa Referee: Felix Zwayer (GER) Assistant Referee 1: Rafael Foltyn (GER) Assistant Referee 2: Jan Seidel (GER) Fourth Official: Sven Jablonski (GER) Referee Observer: Alain Hamer (LUX) Omonia FC –...
Referees Match officials for Matchweek 2 See who will be officiating in the second round of 2021/22 fixtures, including the Video Assistant Referees The match officials for Matchweek 2 of the 2021/22 Premier League season have been appointed. Saturday 21 AugustLIV 17:15 BUR Referee: Mike Dean. Assistants: Darren Cann, Mark Scholes. Fourth official: Andy Madley. VAR: Stuart Attwell. Assistant VAR: Dan Cook. Saturday 21 AugustAVL 19:45 NEW Referee: David Coote. Assistants: Peter Kirkup, Nick Hopton. Fourth official: Matthew Donohue. VAR: Jarred Gillett. Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin. Saturday 21 AugustCRY 19:45 BRE Referee: Martin Atkinson. Assistants: Lee Betts, James Mainwaring. Fourth official: Robert Jones. VAR: Lee...
2021-22 UEFA Champions League - Play-Offs (First Legs, II) - Referee appointments The second set of referee appointments for 2021-22 UEFA Champions League play-offs (first legs), games to be played on 18 August 2021. William Collum, back to officiate a CL Playoff after 4 years (2017) 18 August 2021, 21:00 CET - Lisbon (Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica) SL Benfica (POR) - PSV Eindhoven (NED) Referee: Felix Brych (GER) Assistant Referee 1: Mark Borsch (GER) Assistant Referee 2: Stefan Lupp (GER) Fourth Official: Tobias Reichel (GER) Video Assistant Referee: Marco Ftiz (GER) Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Christian Dingert (GER) UEFA Referee Observer: Stefano Podeschi (SMR) UEFA Delegate: Matthew Pars (MLT) 18 August 2021...
17-18 August 2021 TSG Hoffenheim – Valur Referee: Andromachi Tsiofliki (GRE, photo) Assistant Referee 1: Georgia Komisopulou (GRE) Assistant Referee 2: Irina Pozdejeva (LTU) Fourth Official: Rassa Imanalijeva (LTU) Zurich – Milan Referee: Kateryna Usova (UKR) Assistant Referee 1: Iryna Petrova (UKR) Assistant Referee 2: Emily Carney (ENG) Fourth Official: Abigail Marriott (ENG) Breidablik – KI Referee: Emanuela Rusta (ALB) Assistant Referee 1: Erinda Kume (ALB) Assistant Referee 2: Line Nymoen (NOR) Fourth Official: Henrikke Nervik (NOR) Kharkiv – NSA Referee: Louise Thompson (NIR) Assistant Referee 1: Victoria Finlay (NIR) Assistant Referee 2: Martuna Koziel (POL) Fourth Official: Ewa Augustyn (POL) Glasgow City – Birkirkara...
2021-22 UEFA Champions League - Play-Offs (First Legs, I) - Referee appointments The first set of referee appointments for 2021-22 UEFA Champions League play-offs (first legs), games to be played on 17 August 2021. 17 August 2021, 21:00 CET - Monaco (Stade Louis II) AS Monaco (FRA) - FC Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) Referee: Danny Makkelie (NED) Assistant Referee 1: Hessel Steegstra (NED) Assistant Referee 2: Jan de Vries (NED) Fourth Official: Allard Lindhout (NED) Video Assistant Referee: Kevin Blom (NED) Assistant Video Assistant Referee: Jochem Kamphuis (NED) UEFA Referee Observer: Konrad Plautz (AUT) UEFA Delegate: Karl Espen Eriksen (NOR) 17 August 2021, 21:00 CET - Tiraspol (Stadionul Sheriff) FC Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) - GNK...
UEFA Referee Categories - first half of the season 2021/2022 Men Elite (26) Aleksei Kulbakov (BLR), Michael Oliver (ENG), Anthony Taylor (ENG), Carlos Del Cerro Grande (ESP), Jesus Gil Manzano (ESP), Antonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP), Benoit Bastien (FRA), Clement Turpin (FRA), Deniz Aytekin (GER), Felix Brych (GER), Tobias Stieler (GER), Felix Zwayer (GER), Anastasios Sidiropoulos (GRE), Orel Grinfeeld (ISR), Daniele Orsato (ITA), Danny Makkelie (NED), Szymon Marciniak (POL), Artur Soares Dias (POR), Ovidiu Hategan (ROU), Istvan Kovacs (ROU), Sergei Karasev (RUS), William Collum (SCO), Ivan Kruzliak (SVK), Damir Skomina (SVN), Slavko Vincic (SVN), Cüneyt Cakir (TUR). First Category (51) Harald Lechner (AUT), Manuel Schüttengruber (AUT)...
Saturday, 14 August 2021 2021/22 UEFA Europa Conference League - Play-Offs (First Legs) Referee appointments for the first legs of 2021/22 UEFA Europa Conference League play-offs, to be played on 19 August 2021. João Pedro Silva Pinheiro (POR) with an important observer in Riga Thursday 19 August 2021 15:00 CET - Nur-Sultan (Astana Arena) FC Shahter Qaraǵandy (KAZ) - Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (ISR) Referee: Srdjan Jovanović (SRB) Assistant Referee 1: Uroš Stojković (SRB) Assistant Referee 2: Milan Mihajlović (SRB) Fourth Official: Novak Simović (SRB) UEFA Referee Observer: Igor Satkii (MDA) UEFA Delegate: Metin Kazancıoğlu (TUR) 18:00 CET - Bielsko-Biala (Stadion Miejski) Raków Częstochowa (POL) - KAA Gent (BEL) Referee...
UEFA Referees: no promotions, only retirements The UEFA Referees Committee made some changes in the referee categories for the first half of the season 2021/2022. Men Retired from Elite: Björn Kuipers (NED, photo). Retired from First Category: Javier Estrada Fernandez (ESP), Pawel Gil (POL). Removed from Second Category: Sergei Lapochkin (RUS). Women Retired from Second Category: Barbara Poxhofer (AUT), Graziella Pirriatore (ITA). Retired from Third Category: Dimitrina Milkova (BUL). Futsal Retired from Elite: Angelo Galante (ITA). Retired from Third Category: Raquel Gonzalez Ruano (ESP).
Referee appointments for the first legs of 2021/22 UEFA Europa League play-offs, to be played on 17, 18 and 19 August 2021. Sandro Schärer will officiate Rapid Wien - Zorya Luhansk, being observed by Nicola Rizzoli Tuesday 17 August 2021 21:00 CET - Belgrade (Stadion Rajko Mitić) FK Crvena zvezda (SRB) - CFR 1907 Cluj (ROU) Referee: Georgi Kabakov (BUL) Assistant Referee 1: Martin Margaritov (BUL) Assistant Referee 2: Diyan Valkov (BUL) Fourth Official: Nikola Popov (BUL) UEFA Referee Observer: Edgar Steinborn (GER) UEFA Delegate: Alojzije Šupraha (CRO) Wednesday 18 August 2021 18:00 CET - Glasgow (Celtic Park) Celtic FC (SCO) - AZ Alkmaar (NED) Referee: Ovidiu Alin Hațegan (ROU) Assistant Referee 1: Radu Ghinguleac...
Steinhaus-Webb leaves DFB for PGMOL Former Bundesliga referee Bibiana Steinhaus-Webb is leaving the German Football Association and will work in England in the future. Accordingly, the 42-year-old will no longer be used as a video assistant in Germany. In the homeland of her husband Howard Webb, she will take on a special area of responsibility at the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), as Women’s Select Group Director, overseeing referees in the Women’s Super League and Championship. “With the current framework conditions, women’s football in England sets completely new standards. I am looking forward to the great opportunity to share my diverse experiences as a referee with the referees in England and to support them...
The match officials for match week 2 of the 2021/22 Ligue 1 has been appointed. 1.Lorient vs Monaco Ref:Hakim Ben El Hadj A.R.1: Mohamed Benkemouche A.R.2: Brice Parinet 4th: Marc Bollengier 2.Lille vs OGC Nice Ref: Jerome Brisard A.R.1: Benjamin Pages A.R.2: Alexis Auger Fourth: Benjamin Lepaysant 3.PSG vs Strasbourg Ref:Willy Delajod A.R.1: Philippe Jeanne A.R.2: Erwan Finjean Fourth: Arnaud Baert 4.Angers vs Lyon Ref: Clement Turpin A.R.1: Nicolas Danos A.R.2: Cyril Gringore Fourth:Romain Delpech 5.Brest vs Rennes Ref: Benoit Bastien A.R.1: Hicham Zakrani A.R.2: Aurelien Berthomieu Fourth: Mehdi Mokhtari 6.Nantes vs Fc Metz Ref: Johan Hamel A.R.1: Mathieu Grosbast A.R.2: Valentin Evrard Fourth: Ludovic Genest 7.Stade Reims vs...
Saturday 14 August BRE 00:45 ARS Referee: Michael Oliver. Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett. Fourth official: Mike Dean. VAR: Chris Kavanagh. Assistant VAR: Sian Massey-Ellis. Saturday 14 August MUN 17:15 LEE Referee: Paul Tierney. Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Neil Davies. Fourth official: Anthony Taylor. VAR: Chris Kavanagh. Assistant VAR: Lee Betts. Saturday 14 August BUR 19:45 BHA Referee: David Coote. Assistants: Peter Kirkup, Nick Hopton. Fourth official: Martin Atkinson. VAR: Jarred Gillett. Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton. Saturday 14 August CHE 19:45 CRY Referee: Jonathan Moss. Assistants: Marc Perry, Timothy Wood. Fourth official: James Linington. VAR: Graham Scott. Assistant VAR: Harry Lennard...
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