Paolo Tagliavento

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Paolo Tagliavento
Full name Paolo Tagliavento
Born (1972-09-19) September 19, 1972 (age 42)
Terni, Italy
Other occupation Hairdresser
Domestic
Years League Role
2004–present Serie A Referee
2007–present UEFA Europa League Referee
2010–present UEFA Champions League Referee
International
Years League Role
2007–present FIFA Referee

Paolo Tagliavento (born 19 September 1972 in Terni) is an Italian association football referee who currently officiates in the Serie A as well as UEFA competitions such as the European Champions League and the Europa League. He has refereed in the old UEFA Cup. Since 2007 he has officiated internationals.

History[edit]

Tagliavento has been refereeing in the Serie A since 2004 and since the 2003-04 Serie A season, officiating 87 matches to date. In the Serie B he has notched up 14 games, whilst he has also officiated 2 Coppa Italia in 09-10, as well as a relegation match in 2009. He has refereed a total of 17 European Cup games. He is also very popular in Italy for officiating bad calls against Internazionale.[1]

On December 8, 2010, he debuted as a referee in UEFA Champions League, in the match between Arsenal and Partizan.

International[edit]

Tagliavento has proved to be a popular Italian referee having refereed International Friendlies, U21 European Qualifiers, as well as 2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification matches in Europe.

International Matches officiated

Date Home Away Result Competition
September 8, 2007 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Germany Germany 0 – 3[2] 2009 UEFA U-21 Championship Quals.
February 7, 2008 Turkey Turkey Sweden Sweden 0 – 0[3] Friendly Match
September 11, 2008 Lithuania Lithuania Austria Austria 2 – 0[4] 2010 World Cup Quals.
October 16, 2008 France France Germany Germany 0 – 1[5] 2009 UEFA U-21 Championship Quals.
7 June 2009 Republic of Macedonia Macedonia Norway Norway 0 – 0[6] 2010 World Cup Quals.
12 August 2010 Slovenia Slovenia Australia Australia 2 – 0[7] Friendly Match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "stats". WorldFootball.net. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Northern Ireland V Germany 0-3". UEFA. September 8, 2007. Retrieved 1 September 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Turkey v Sweden". AusFootball. February 7, 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Lithuania - Austria". FIFA. 10 September 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "France v Germany". AusFootball. October 16, 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Macedonia v Norway". FIFA. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "Socceroos slip up against Slovenia". Sydney Morning Herald. August 12, 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 

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