Harm Osmers

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Harm Osmers
Born (1985-01-28) 28 January 1985 (age 32)
Bremen, West Germany[1]
Other occupation Investment controller
Years League Role
2009– DFB Referee
2011– 2. Bundesliga Referee
2016– Bundesliga Referee

Harm Osmers (born 28 January 1985) is a German football referee who is based in Hanover. He referees for SV Baden of the Lower Saxony Football Association.

Refereeing career[edit]

Osmers began as a referee at his hometown club SV Baden and in 2001 became a B-youth referee.[2] In 2009, he became a DFB referee, and was appointed as a 2. Bundesliga referee in 2011.[3] Since 2011, he also serves as an assistant referee and fourth official in the Bundesliga. On 15 July 2015, he made an international debut as an assistant under Daniel Siebert for the UEFA Champions League qualifier between Celtic and UMF Stjarnan. In the summer of 2016, Osmers was one of four referees promoted to officiate in the Bundesliga.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Osmers has a diploma in business administration and works as an investment controller in Hanover.


  1. ^ Friedhelm Müller-Düring (2016-01-30). "Unter den kritischen Augen von Millionen" (in German). Nordwest-Zeitung. Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  2. ^ Alexandra Rose (2011-07-06). "Harm Osmers: "Ich freue mich über jeden Einsatz"" (in German). Kreiszeitung. Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Schiedsrichterprofil Harm Osmers" (in German). Deutscher Fußball-Bund. Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  4. ^ "Schiedsrichter-Quartett steigt in die Bundesliga auf" (in German). Deutscher Fußball-Bund. 2016-06-24. Retrieved 2016-06-24. 

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