|Full name||Bertrand Layec|
3 July 1965 |
Bertrand Layec (born 3 July 1965) is a former French football referee. He was registered as a Fédéral 1 referee in France meaning he is eligible to officiate Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches, as well as matches in the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue. Layec refereed his first match in Ligue 1 in 1998 and, in 2002, became a FIFA official. He refereed his last match on the final day of the 2009–10 season and now serves as the president of the Direction Nationale de L'Arbitrage (English: National Leadership of Arbitration) (DNA). Layec is currently under investigation by the French justice system for defamation of character after distributing an abusive e-mail directed at Bruno Derrien, a former referee who authored a controversial book directed at his profession.
- "Dernier match pour Bertrand Layec". Arbitre de Foot (in French). 13 May 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
- "Bertrand Layec en correctionnelle". Sport.fr (in French). 18 October 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
- FIFA. "Match Report - New Zealand - England 0:5 (0:4)". 21 August 2007. Retrieved on 24 May 2013.
- UEFA. "Sweden 1-1 Northern Ireland". 17 October 2007. Retrieved on 24 May 2013.
- FIFA. "Match Report - Spain - Belgium 5:0 (1:0)". 5 September 2009. Retrieved on 24 May 2013.
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