Joël Quiniou

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Joël Quiniou
Born (1950-11-17) November 17, 1950 (age 66)
Paris, France
Domestic
Years League Role
1979-1994 French First Division Referee
International
Years League Role
1980-1994 FIFA-listed Referee

Joël Quiniou (born November 17, 1950) is a former football (soccer) referee from France. He is best known for supervising eight matches in the FIFA World Cup, one in 1986, three in 1990 and four in 1994.

Career[edit]

He supervised eight matches in the FIFA World Cup, one in 1986, three in 1990 and four in 1994. In group stages of the 1986 world cup Quiniou Uruguay's Jose Batista in the first minute of the match against Scotland, after a rough tackle on Gordon Strachan. As of 2014 this remains the fastest dismissal in World Cup history.[1]

World Cup matches[edit]

Tournament Date Venue Round Team 1 Result Team 2 Red card.svg Red Yellowred card.svg 2nd yellow Yellow card.svg Yellow
1986 June 13 Mexico Estadio Neza 86, Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl First Round  Uruguay 0 – 0  Scotland 1 0 5
1990 June 19 Italy Stadio Olimpico, Rome First Round  Italy 2 – 0  Czechoslovakia 0 0 4
1990 June 24 Italy Stadio Delle Alpi, Turin Round of 16  Brazil 0 – 1  Argentina 1 0 5
1990 July 7 Italy Stadio San Nicola, Bari Third place match  Italy 2 – 1  England 0 0 0
1994 June 24 United States Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac First Round  Sweden 3 – 1  Russia 1 1 6
1994 June 27 United States Cotton Bowl, Dallas First Round  Germany 3 – 2  South Korea 0 0 4
1994 July 4 United States Stanford Stadium, Stanford Round of 16  Brazil 1 – 0  United States 2 1 7
1994 July 13 United States Giants Stadium, East Rutherford Semi-finals  Bulgaria 1 – 2  Italy 0 0 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan Pylas and Anne-Marie Belgrave, "Uruguay's Batista shown fastest red card", Associated Press', 6 June 2014

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