Jumpei Iida (飯田 淳平 Iida Junpei, born 14 August 1981 in Odawara, Kanagawa) is a Japanese football referee. He has officiated matches in numerous international tournaments including EAFF Championship and AFC Cup. Locally he has officiated regularly in the J. League. In 2012, he officiated in the English FA Cup and Professional Development League.
He broke the world record for the fastest red card decision in a professional league match on 15 April 2009, when he sent off Tokyo Verdy midfielder Tomo Sugawara 9 seconds into the match between Tokyo Verdy and Sagan Tosu.
Iida also officiated the historic 2013-14 pre season friendly between Melbourne Victory and Liverpool in front of over 95 thousand spectators at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, finishing in a 2-0 win to Liverpool.
- Jumpei Iida - footballdatabase.eu
- 東京Ｖ・菅原が世界最速！９秒で一発レッド [Sugawara of Tokyo Verdy gets world fastest red card in 9 seconds]. Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Japan: Sports Nippon Newspapers. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 18 April 2009. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
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