Clément Turpin

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Clément Turpin
Clément Turpin 2016.jpg
Born (1982-05-16) 16 May 1982 (age 36)
Oullins, Rhône, France
Other occupation Jurist
Domestic
Years League Role
2006-2007 National Referee
2007-2009 Ligue 2 Referee
2008-present Ligue 1 Referee
International
Years League Role
2010-present FIFA listed Referee

Clément Turpin (French pronunciation: ​[klemɑ̃ tyʁpɛ̃]; born 16 May 1982)[1] is a French football referee. He has been a FIFA listed referee since 2010, and an UEFA Elite group referee since 2012.

Career[edit]

Turpin became a FIFA referee in 2010.[2] He has served as a referee in the 2014[3] and 2018 World Cup qualifiers[4].

He became a referee in UEFA club competitions from the 2010-11 UEFA Europa League.

In May 2016, Turpin was named the best French referee by the French Football Federation. The same year he officiated at the UEFA Euro 2016 in France[5] and was one of the 5 UEFA referees for the Men’s Olympic Games football tournament in Brazil.[6]. The following year Turpin refereed in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.

On 29 March 2018, FIFA announced that he will officiate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, with Cyril Gringore and Nicolas Danos as assistant referees.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ FIFA. "France: Referees". Retrieved on 24 May 2013.
  3. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Moldova - Ukraine 0:0". 12 October 2012. Retrieved on 24 May 2013.
  4. ^ FIFA."Match Report - Northern Ireland - Azerbaijan 4:0". 11 November 2016. Retrieved on 11 November 2016.
  5. ^ Sud Ouest."Euro 2016 : Clément Turpin sélectionné parmi les 18 arbitres de la compétition". 15 December 2015. Retrieved on 15 December 2015.
  6. ^ RMC Sport."JO 2016 : deux arbitres français à Rio". 2 May 2016. Retrieved on 2 May 2016.
  7. ^ "List of Match Officials at 2018 FIFA World Cup" (PDF). fifa.com. 29 March 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2018.