Bo Jonas Hilding Karlsson (born 12 October 1949) is a former football referee from Sweden. He refereed one match at the 1992 European Championships and one match at the 1994 World Cup. He also refereed the 1991 European Cup Winners' Cup Final between Manchester United and Barcelona.

Bo Karlsson
Full name Bo Jonas Hilding Karlsson
Born (1949-10-12) October 12, 1949 (age 72)
Years League Role
1984-1992 Allsvenskan Referee
Years League Role
1986-1994 FIFA-listed Referee

In 2010, Karlsson appeared in Mattias Löw's documentary The Referee about Martin Hansson shown on Sveriges Television ahead of the World Cup in South Africa.


Preceded by UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final referee
Succeeded by