Benjamin Brand

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Benjamin Brand
Born (1989-07-10) 10 July 1989 (age 28)
Other occupation Studying business administration
Years League Role
2004– DFB Referee
2010– 2. Bundesliga Referee
2015– Bundesliga Referee

Benjamin Brand (born 10 July 1989) is a German football referee who is based in Bamberg. He referees for FC Schallfeld 1946 of the Bavarian Football Association.

Refereeing career[edit]

Brand, referee of the club FC Schallfeld 1946, has officiated on the DFB level since 2010.[1] In 2012, he was promoted to a 2. Bundesliga referee.[1] In the summer of 2015, he was once again promoted, this time to the top level of German football, the Bundesliga, for the 2015–16 season.[1] He takes the spots of retiring referees Peter Gagelmann and Thorsten Kinhöfer.[1] He made his debut on 22 August 2015 in a match between Schalke 04 and Darmstadt 98.

Personal life[edit]

Brand lives in Bamberg, where he studies business administration.


  1. ^ a b c d "Brand ist Neuer Bundesliga-Schiedsrichter" [Brand is the New Bundesliga Referee]. (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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