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Referee rankings explained

Published: Tuesday 4 November 2008, 11.39CET
Find out about the different category levels of referee.
Referee rankings explained
Referee Thorsten Kinhöfer ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 4 November 2008, 11.39CET

Referee rankings explained

Find out about the different category levels of referee.

The UEFA Training Ground spoke to UEFA's former Head of Refereeing Yvan Cornu to find out more about the different categories of referee, from the Elite and Premier levels down to Categories 2, 3 and 4.

Last updated: 17/02/17 14.16CET

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