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Paolo Tagliavento

Paolo Tagliavento (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo taʎʎaˈvɛnto]; born 19 September 1972) is a former Italian association football referee who currently officiates in the Serie A and the UEFA competitions; namely the European Champions League and the Europa League.

Paolo Tagliavento
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Full name Paolo Tagliavento
Born (1972-09-19) 19 September 1972 (age 47)
Terni, Italy
Other occupation Hairdresser[1]
Domestic
Years League Role
2003–2010 Serie B/Serie A Referee
2010–2018 Serie A Referee
International
Years League Role
2007–2017 FIFA listed Referee

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ClubEdit

Tagliavento has been refereeing in the Serie A since 2004 and since the 2003–04 Serie A season, officiating 87 matches to date.[clarification needed] In the Serie B he has notched up 14 games, whilst he also officiated Coppa Italia matches, as well as a relegation match in 2009. He has refereed a total of 17 European Cup games.

On December 8, 2010, he debuted as a referee in UEFA Champions League, in the match between Arsenal and Partizan.

He retired from refereeing on 30 May 2018.[2]

On 3 July 2018, he was named club manager of Ternana.[3]

InternationalEdit

Tagliavento has refereed International Friendlies, U21 European Qualifiers, as well as FIFA World Cup qualification matches in Europe.

International Matches officiated
Date Home Away Result Competition
8 September 2007   Northern Ireland   Germany 0 – 3[4] 2009 UEFA U-21 Championship Quals.
7 February 2008   Turkey   Sweden 0 – 0[5] Friendly Match
11 September 2008   Lithuania   Austria 2 – 0[6] 2010 World Cup Quals.
16 October 2008   France   Germany 0 – 1[7] 2009 UEFA U-21 Championship Quals.
7 June 2009   Macedonia   Norway 0 – 0[8] 2010 World Cup Quals.
12 August 2010   Slovenia   Australia 2 – 0[9] Friendly Match

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.uefa.com/insideuefa/protecting-the-game/refereeing/news/newsid=1646880.html
  2. ^ https://www.football-italia.net/122124/tagliavento-retires-refereeing
  3. ^ "Paolo Tagliavento è il Club Manager della Ternana Calcio" (in Italian). Ternana Calcio. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Northern Ireland V Germany 0-3". UEFA. 8 September 2007. Archived from the original on September 3, 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Turkey v Sweden". AusFootball. February 7, 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Lithuania - Austria". FIFA. 10 September 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  7. ^ "France v Germany". AusFootball. October 16, 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  8. ^ "Macedonia v Norway". FIFA. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  9. ^ "Socceroos slip up against Slovenia". Sydney Morning Herald. 12 August 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.

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