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Leif Sundell (born February 15, 1958 in Borlänge) is a retired Swedish association football referee.[1] Sundell refereed a total of 262 Allsvenskan games, the Swedish top tier in football, in 22 years.[2] He also refereed 100 international games during his career; two of those were matches played during the 1996 UEFA European Football Championship in England. In the quarter-final Germany versus Croatia (2:1) he gave a penalty kick and a red card against Croatia.[3]

Leif Sundell
Born (1958-02-15) February 15, 1958 (age 61)
 Sweden Borlänge, Sweden
Years League Role
1982–2004 Allsvenskan Referee
Years League Role
1983-2003 FIFA-listed Referee


  1. ^ "Hallå Där Leif Sundell". (in Swedish). Dalarnas Tidningar. 8 November 2004. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Leif Sundell avslutar på Söderstadion". (in Swedish). Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  3. ^ Dahl, Hans (9 July 2010). "Ränderna går aldrig ur". (in Swedish). Dalarnas Tidningar. Retrieved 10 January 2011.