Category Archives: Europa League

Europa League Referees: April 3

These appointments are about what you’d expect for Europa League matches: solid referees who aren’t quite at the Champions League/World Cup level. Svein Oddvar Moen (above – dreamy, no?) is actually on the World Cup list, as the alternate team for UEFA. Wolfgang Stark has been top dog in Germany, but is close to retirement and has been recently eclipsed

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Europa League Referees: March 20

Always check “Latest Appointments” on the sidebar for updated referee appointments. Here are the referees for the Europa league ties held on Thursday, March 20. Couple of interesting notes: I haven’t posted the Premier League appointments yet, but I noticed that Howard Webb is not on the list for any matches this upcoming weekend at all. It could possibly be

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Europa League Referees, March 13

The Europa League referees for the Round of 16 first tie are announced, and it’s quite the impressive list. Three of the eight – Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey, Bjorn Kuipers of the Netherlands (above) and Jonas Eriksson of Sweden – will referee in Brazil. Of the remaining, Czech Pavel Kralovec is Elite, and Daniele Orsato of Italy is Elite Development.

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Europa League Referees, February 27

Here are the referees for the Europa League Round of 32 matches to be played February 27. I think the biggest surprise for me is Bjorn Kuipers. The highly-rated Dutchman has been flying high in international competition of late. (Dutchman…flying… See what I did there?) He made the list of World Cup referees and refereed the final of this competition

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