Bruno Galler

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Bruno Galler
Born (1946-10-21) October 21, 1946 (age 70)
Baden, Switzerland
Other occupation Teacher
Years League Role
1974-1993 Swiss Nationalliga A Referee
Years League Role
1977-1993 FIFA-listed Referee

Bruno Galler (born 21 October 1946 in Baden) is a retired football referee from Switzerland. He refereed one match in the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain (West Germany vs. Chile, 4-1). He also refereed the Cup Winners final on May 9, 1990, at Gothenborg (Sampdordia Genova vs. Anderlecht, 2-0 a.e.t.), and the European Football Championship final on June 26h, 1992, also at Gothenborg (Denmark vs. West Germany, 2-0).

In 1982 Galler took charge of the first leg of the "Supercup" match of Barcelona vs. Aston Villa (1-0). On November 1, 1983, he was suspended for 3 month by the Swiss Football Association when he didn't abandon a match in first Swiss League (Kuesnacht vs Duebendorf, 1983-09-17).[citation needed][clarification needed] On September 27, 1989, when refereed the UEFA-Cup match between Ajax and Austria Vienna, he abandoned the match in the 104th minute (score 1-1) after an iron bar was thrown at Vienna's goalkeeper, Franz Wohlfahrt. Galler also refereed a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Waldhof Mannheim (2-0) on March 30, 1990.


Preceded by
France Michel Vautrot
UEFA European Football Championship final referees
Succeeded by
Italy Pierluigi Pairetto
Preceded by
England George Courtney
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final referee
Succeeded by
Sweden Bo Karlsson