Ben Haverkort

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Ben Haverkort
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-10-27) 27 October 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Amsterdam
Youth career
Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Telstar
SC Cambuur
Emmen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Ben Haverkort
Born (1961-10-27) 27 October 1961 (age 56)
Domestic
Years League Role
1999–2011 Eredivisie Referee
International
Years League Role
2002-2006 FIFA listed Referee

Ben Haverkort (born 27 October 1961) is a Dutch former football player and referee. He played professional football in the Dutch second division before taking up refereeing, officiating in the Dutch first division and international football.

Playing career[edit]

After playing youth football for Ajax Haverkort spent time at Eerste Divisie teams Telstar, SC Cambuur and Emmen.[1][2][3]

Refereeing career[edit]

After retiring from playing Haverkort took up refereeing in 1995 getting to national league level in 1999. Haverkort earned a place on the FIFA International Referees List beginning in 2002,[4] serving as a fourth official in Euro 2004 qualifiers[5] and 2006 World Cup qualifiers.[6]

Haverkort retired from refereeing in 2011 to take up a management role for FC Groningen.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashdown, John; Bandini, Paolo (31 March 2010). "Have any former professional footballers become referees?". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ben Haverkort". WorldReferee.com. 13 October 2008. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Oud-arbiter Haverkort manager FC Groningen". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 31 May 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Kutschera, Ambrosius. "International Matches 2002 - Europe, July-December". RSSSF, 2 February 2005. Retrieved on 23 May 2013.
  5. ^ UEFA. "Liechtenstein 0-3 Turkey". 6 September 2003. Retrieved on 23 May 2013.
  6. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - France - Israel 0:0" Archived 2011-09-05 at the Wayback Machine.. 4 September 2004. Retrieved on 23 May 2013.