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Ovidiu Hațegan

Ovidiu Alin Haţegan is a Romanian international referee.

 
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Eddie Wolstenholme

Edward K. Wolstenholme is an English former football referee who officiated in the Football League and the Premier League. He now lives in Blackburn, Lancashire, and may be remembered as the referee in charge of a football match in 2002 described as the "Battle of Bramall Lane". His other occupation before becoming a professional for PGMOL in 2001 was as an engineering fitter.

 
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Bobby Madley

Robert Madley is an English former professional football referee who between 2013 and 2018 was on the list of Select Group Referees who officiate primarily in the Premier League.

 
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Mike Dean (referee)

Michael Dean is an English professional football referee who officiates primarily in the Premier League. He is based in Heswall, Wirral, and is a member of the Cheshire County Football Association.

 
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Pierluigi Collina

Pierluigi Collina is an Italian former football referee. He was named FIFA's "Best Referee of the Year" six consecutive times and is widely considered to be the greatest football referee of all time. Collina is still involved in football, as an unpaid consultant to the Italian Football Referees Association (AIA), as the Head of Referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine since 2010, and as a member of the UEFA Referees Committee.

 
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Alireza Faghani

Alireza Faghani is an Iranian international football referee who has been officiating in the Persian Gulf Pro League for several seasons and has been on the FIFA list since 2008. Faghani has refereed important matches such as the 2014 AFC Champions League Final, the 2015 AFC Asian Cup Final, the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup Final, the 2016 Olympic football final match. He has refereed matches in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

 
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Martin Atkinson

Martin Atkinson is an English professional football referee who officiates primarily in the Premier League and also for FIFA. He was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, but is now based near Leeds, and is a member of the West Riding County Football Association.

 
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Howard Webb

Howard Melton Webb, MBE is an English former professional football referee who officiated primarily in the Premier League from 2003 to 2014, as well as for FIFA as a FIFA international referee from 2005 to 2014.

 
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Mark Clattenburg

Mark Clattenburg is an English professional football referee who is currently Head of Refereeing for the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.

 
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Michael Oliver (referee)

Michael Oliver is an English professional football referee from Ashington, Northumberland. His county FA is the Northumberland Football Association. He belongs to the Select Group of Referees in England and officiates primarily in the Premier League. He received his FIFA badge in 2012, allowing him to officiate in major international matches. Oliver was appointed to take charge of the final of the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Oliver was promoted to the UEFA Elite Group of Referees in 2018.

 
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Steve Bucknor

Stephen Anthony "Steve" Bucknor, OJ is a former international cricket umpire.

 
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Milorad Mažić

Milorad Mažić is a Serbian international association football referee. He became a FIFA referee in 2009. Beside working in the Serbian football league system, Mažić officiated numerous matches in the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League, as well as the 2016 UEFA Super Cup. He refereed matches at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was selected as a referee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He was awarded a Silver Medal for Merits of the Republic of Serbia. He was selected the best Serbian referee nine times in a row.

 
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Jonathan Moss (referee)

Jonathan Moss is an English professional football referee who officiates primarily in the Premier League having been promoted to the Select Group of Referees in 2011.

 
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Björn Kuipers

Björn Kuipers is a Dutch football referee. He has been a FIFA listed referee since 2006 and an UEFA Elite group referee since 2009. He is assisted during matches by his countrymen Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra. A supermarket owner by occupation, Kuipers was appointed to referee several prestigious international finals like the 2011 UEFA Super Cup, the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup Final, the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final and the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final.

 
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Cüneyt Çakır

Cüneyt Çakır is a Turkish football referee. He has been FIFA listed since 2006 and a member of the UEFA Elite since 2010.