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Referee age limits

Published: Monday 3 November 2008, 4.53CET
The retirement age for referees is debated.
Published: Monday 3 November 2008, 4.53CET

Referee age limits

The retirement age for referees is debated.

The current retirement age for top level referees is 45. Is this too low? What is the optimum age for a referee? We get the opinions of Swedish man in the middle Peter Frodjfeldt and UEFA's former Head of Refereeing Yvan Cornu.

Last updated: 17/04/12 18.34CET

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