Belfast Telegraph

Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers to referee England’s World Cup quarter-final clash

The Three Lions meet Sweden in Samara on Saturday.

Dutchman Bjorn Kuipers will referee England’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden on Saturday.

Kuipers officiated an England match at the last tournament in Brazil, the 2-1 defeat to Italy in their opening game in Manaus.

He has been a FIFA-listed referee since 2006, a UEFA Elite official since 2009 and took charge of this year’s Europa League final having officiated in the 2014 Champions League final and the 2013 Confederations Cup final.


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