May 31, 2017

Referee Appointments for International "Friendly Matches" - May / June 2017

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These are some appointments for friendly games to be played on next days. If you know an appointment that is still missing in the list below, don't hesitate to inform us!


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May 29, 2017

FIFA U20 World Cup - South Korea 2017 - Appointments for Round of 16

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The following officials have been appointed by FIFA for 2017 U20 WC Round of 16 games. 


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May 24, 2017

Damir Skomina's Europa League Final (Ajax - ManU)

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Damir Skomina and his team will take charge of the UEFA Europa League between AFC Ajax and Manchester United in Solna tonight. 


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FIFA U20 World Cup - South Korea 2017 - Appointments for Matchday 3

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These are the officials appointed for 2017 U20 WC Group Stage MD3. 


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May 23, 2017

FIFA U20 World Cup - South Korea 2017 - Appointments for Matchday 2

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These are the officials appointed for 2017 U20 WC Group Stage MD2. 


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FIFA U20 World Cup - South Korea 2017 - Appointments for Matchday 1

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These are the officials appointed for 2017 U20 WC Group Stage MD1. 


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National Leagues Referee Appointments - Matchweek 20 (2017)

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The following match officials have been selected to take control over the matches played in Europe's top leagues in Matchweek 20. Feel free to ...

- ... share appointments with us (writing them as a comment in the manner below)
- ... share appointments from your national leagues other than those listed below with us, specially if you consider the game as significant (e.g. a derby, a top clash or a very important game etc.)
- ... place video clips you regard as useful for educational and discussion purpose
- ... discuss match situations on the games belonging to the respective matchweek
- ... and much more..

Our matchweekly posts can be easily found in the menu (Referee Appointments > National Leagues).
They will appear on Saturdays most likely and then be filled throughout the week.


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May 21, 2017

Jaap Uilenberg, Bo Karlsson and Antonia Kokotou to observe UEFA's Final Referees

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UEFA has completed the match official appointments for this year's club competition finals in May and June respectively. Among others, Dutch UEFA Referee Committee member Jaap Uilenberg will be the official referee observer assessing the performance of Felix Brych and his teammates in Cardiff's Champions League final between Juventus Turin and Real Madrid. Meanwhile, there has been a change in the Women's Champions League final: Sian Massey replaces Belgium's Ella de Vries as reserve assistant referee.

Jaap Uilenberg (r.) is going to observe Felix Brych in Cardiff


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May 18, 2017

Jens Maae in charge of UEFA Under-17 EURO 2017 Final

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Danish international referee Jens Maae has been chosen to officiate the final of UEFA's Under-17 EURO 2017 between Spain and England in Croatia. He will be assisted by Finnish Mika Lamppu and Russia's Aleksey Vorontsov on the sidelines. Anastassios Papapetrou from Greece will serve as fourth official. UEFA Vice Refereeing Officer Marc Batta will observe and assess their performance. 

Good luck!

Underneath, you find all assignments (thanks to our readers!).



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May 16, 2017

National Leagues Referee Appointments - Matchweek 19 (2017)

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The following match officials have been selected to take control over the matches played in Europe's top leagues in Matchweek 19. Feel free to ...

- ... share appointments with us (writing them as a comment in the manner below)
- ... share appointments from your national leagues other than those listed below with us, specially if you consider the game as significant (e.g. a derby, a top clash or a very important game etc.)
- ... place video clips you regard as useful for educational and discussion purpose
- ... discuss match situations on the games belonging to the respective matchweek
- ... and much more..

Our matchweekly posts can be easily found in the menu (Referee Appointments > National Leagues).
They will appear on Saturdays most likely and then be filled throughout the week.


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May 12, 2017

Felix Brych to Referee Champions League Final - Damir Skomina Appointed for Europa League Final

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UEFA has appointed German Elite Referee Felix Brych to take charge of the 2017 Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid in Cardiff. Slovenian Damir Skomina has been chosen to take charge of the Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United in Solna. 



UEFA Champions League Final 2017


3 June 2017, 20:45 CET
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (Wales)
Juventus Turin FC - Real Madrid CF
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Assistant Referee 1: Mark Borsch (Germany)
Assistant Referee 2: Stefan Lupp (Germany)
Additional Assistant Referee 1: Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Additional Assistant Referee 2: Marco Fritz (Germany)
Fourth Official: Milorad Mažić (Serbia)
Reserve Assistant Referee: Rafael Foltyn (Germany)
UEFA Referee Observer: Jaap Uilenberg (Netherlands)
UEFA Delegate: Dennis Cruise (Ireland)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Raymond Ellingham (Wales)

UEFA Europa League Final 2017


24 May 2017, 20:45 CET
Friends Arena, Solna (Sweden)
AFC Ajax - Manchester United FC
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 1: Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Assistant Referee 2: Robert Vukan (Slovenia)
Additional Assistant Referee 1: Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Additional Assistant Referee 2: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
Fourth Official: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Reserve Assistant Referee: Tomaž Klančnik (Slovenia)
UEFA Referee Observer: Bo Karlsson (Sweden)
UEFA Delegate: Ainar Leppänen (Estonia)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Peter Ekström (Sweden)

UEFA Women's Champions League Final 2017


1 June 2017, 20:45 CET
Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff (Wales)
Olympique Lyonnais - Paris Saint Germain
Referee: Bibiana Steinhaus (Germany)
Assistant Referee 1: Katrin Rafalski (Germany)
Assistant Referee 2: Christina Biehl (Germany)
Fourth Official: Riem Hussein (Germany)
Reserve Assistant Referee: Sian Massey (England)
UEFA Referee Observer: Antonia Kokotou (Greece)
UEFA Delegate: Isabel Hochstöger (Austria)
UEFA Referee Liaison Officer: Kevin Russell (England)
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May 9, 2017

National Leagues Referee Appointments - Matchweek 18 (2017)

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The following match officials have been selected to take control over the matches played in Europe's top leagues in Matchweek 18. Feel free to ...

- ... share appointments with us (writing them as a comment in the manner below)
- ... share appointments from your national leagues other than those listed below with us, specially if you consider the game as significant (e.g. a derby, a top clash or a very important game etc.)
- ... place video clips you regard as useful for educational and discussion purpose
- ... discuss match situations on the games belonging to the respective matchweek
- ... and much more..

Our matchweekly posts can be easily found in the menu (Referee Appointments > National Leagues).
They will appear on Saturdays most likely and then be filled throughout the week.


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Ovidiu Hategan and Szymon Marciniak to referee Europa League Semifinals

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Ovidiu Alin Hategan of Romania and Poland's Szymon Marciniak have been appointed to take control over Thursday's UEFA Europa League Semifinal return ties in Manchester and Lyon respectively.

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May 8, 2017

Cüneyt Çakır to officiate Derbi madrileño in Champions League Semifinals

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Turkey's Elite official Cüneyt Çakır has been appointed to take charge of Derbi madrileño's return game at Estadio Vicente Calderón in the Champions League semifinals. Apart from Çakır's common Assistant Referees, Ali Palabiyik will serve as his Additional Assistant Referee for the first time in UEFA club competitions. Barış Şimşek will be the second AAR, with Emre Eyisoy overseeing the benches as Fourth Official. Germany's Eugen Strigel will observe and assess their performance.

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May 7, 2017

Björn Kuipers in charge of Juventus - AS Monaco

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Dutch Elite Referee Björn Kuipers has been assigned to oversee next Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semifinal return leg between Juventus Turin and AS Monaco. As usual, he will be assisted by Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra as Assistant Referees. Mario Diks will be the Fourth Official. The team is completed by Danny Makkelie and Pol van Boekel, who are about to fulfill their duties as Additional Assistant Referees. UEFA Referee Committee member Vlado Sajn from Slovenia will observe the match officials' performance.

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May 2, 2017

National Leagues Referee Appointments - Matchweek 17 (2017)

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The following match officials have been selected to take control over the matches played in Europe's top leagues in Matchweek 17. Feel free to ...

- ... share appointments with us (writing them as a comment in the manner below)
- ... share appointments from your national leagues other than those listed below with us, specially if you consider the game as significant (e.g. a derby, a top clash or a very important game etc.)
- ... place video clips you regard as useful for educational and discussion purpose
- ... discuss match situations on the games belonging to the respective matchweek
- ... and much more..

Our matchweekly posts can be easily found in the menu (Referee Appointments > National Leagues).
They will appear on Saturdays most likely and then be filled throughout the week.


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May 1, 2017

Gianluca Rocchi and Sergey Karasev in charge of EL semifinals

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Italian Gianluca Rocchi has been appointed to oversee the first leg of Europa League semifinal involving AFC Ajax from Amsterdam and Olympique Lyon. Russian Sergey Karasev will oversee Celta Vigo - Manchester United. 

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Antonio Mateu Lahoz to referee AS Monaco - Juventus Turin

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Spain's Antonio Mateu Lahoz has been assigned to referee Wednesday's UEFA Champions League semifinal between AS Monaco and Juventus Turin. The 40-year old will be assisted by Pau Cebrián Devis, Javier Aguilar Rodríguez, Jesús Gil Manzano, Carlos Clos Gómez and Teodoro Sobrino Magán.

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