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Top 5 Most Popular Football Referees In The World

The popularity of football referees is calculated based on the leagues they officiate in, the division they officiate in, the number of high-profile matches they officiate, and the absence of too many controversial decisions in the referee's career. In this article, we shall take a closer look at the top 10 most popular football referees in the world of football.

  1 month ago ago
Top 5 Most Popular Football Referees In The World

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Strange Ball Sighted Shortly Before a Penalty Was Awarded in Favour of England.

Denmark lost to England on Wednesday night in the semifinal of the UEFA Euro 2020. The loss was not without controversy as England was awarded a penalty that they scored to make the difference. The game ended at 2:1 in favour of the Three Lions of England after Harry Kane scored the rebound of his initial kick.

  4 months ago ago
Strange Ball  Sighted Shortly Before a Penalty Was Awarded in Favour of England.

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EURO 2020: "It was Never a Penalty"- Jose Mourinho reacts to Danny Makkelie's penalty decision

Photo Credit: (TheGuardin.com) England broke through their semifinal ceiling at major tournaments after Harry Kane converted the rebound after his initial penalty was saved in the 104th minute to give England a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Denmark in extra time in the European Championship semifinals at Wembley Stadium.

  4 months ago ago
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Makkelie as Referee for Real Madrid and Chelsea Game Fuels the Purported UEFA Sanctions the More

There is speculation about the possibility of the centre referee for today's match between Real Madrid and Chelsea acting according to script from UEFA, MARCA has reported.The UEFA boss has not hidden his intention of punishing the Super League participants especially Real Madrid among the four UEFA champions league semi finalists.

  7 months ago ago
Makkelie as Referee for Real Madrid and Chelsea Game Fuels the Purported UEFA Sanctions the More

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Hours After Referee Apologize To Ronaldo See What An Angry Man Comment That Storms Reactions(Photos)

Danny Makkelie who was the one officiating last Saturday's World Cup Qualifiers between Portugal and Serbia has finally apologize to the Portugal's key player Christiano Ronaldo and the coach Fernando Santos for the incorrect ruling out a late winner.

  8 months ago ago
Hours After Referee Apologize To Ronaldo See What An Angry Man Comment That Storms Reactions(Photos)

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All you need to know About Danny Makkelie, The Referee for Chelsea's Match against Real Madrid

Danny Makkelie have been announced to be the referee for the first leg of Champions League semi final match between Chelsea and Real Madrid on Tuesday Night.Danny Makkelie is from the Netherlands.Chelsea have only come across Danny Makkelie twice in the history of Champions League and the Tuesday match will make it the third time he will be in-charge of the Blues match.

  7 months ago ago
All you need to know About Danny Makkelie, The Referee for Chelsea's Match against Real Madrid

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Referee to officiate Real Madrid vs Chelsea Semi-final game on Tuesday revealed.

Danny Makkelie have been confirmed to be the referee officiating Real Madrid vs Chelsea Champions League semi-final first leg tie on Tuesday.Real Madrid made it known on their official twitter page Having already dumped Liverpool out of the Champions League, Zinedine Zidane men will be looking to defeat another Premier League side in the Champions League as they prepare for their first leg of their semi-final clash with Chelsea on Tuesday.

  7 months ago ago
Referee to officiate Real Madrid vs Chelsea Semi-final game on Tuesday revealed.

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UCL: The referee in charge of Real Madrid Vs Chelsea have some history with both clubs

Chelsea and Real Madrid will face each other in the semi final of the champions league, the both clubs have a good history together and have seen their players move to the either teams.The referee in charge of the semi final match is Danny Makkelie, he is from Netherland and also work as a police.

  7 months ago ago
UCL: The referee in charge of Real Madrid Vs Chelsea have some history with both clubs

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As Chelsea Takes On Real Madrid, See Two Madrid Players That Chelsea Should Be Mindful Of.

Chelsea is playing against Real Madrid in their up coming UEFA Champions League competition.The march is set the be played at Alfredo Di Stefano.The center referee is Danny Makkelie from Netherlands.The quarter finals of the UEFA Champions league stage is set to take off.

  7 months ago ago
As Chelsea Takes On Real Madrid, See Two Madrid Players That Chelsea Should Be Mindful Of.

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"You Won't Sleep Well For Awarding Penalty"- Mourinho Blasts England V Denmark Referee

Former Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Tottenham Hotspur manager, José Mourinho, has expressed his dissatisfaction with the referee for awarding a penalty during the Euro 2020 semi-finals clash between England and Denmark on Wednesday night. England needed a penalty to end their semi-final curse in a major tournament as the Three Lions have failed to book a spot in the final since 1966.

  4 months ago ago

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OFFICIAL: Champions League semi-finals Referees For Chelsea, Real Madrid & PSG Game Revealed

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has confirmed match officials for the semi-finals matches.Chelsea will face Real Madrid in the first leg of the semi-finals tonight at 8 PM at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano and the match will be officiated by Danny Makkelie.UEFA made the announcement and confirmed that Makkelie takes charge of the first meeting in Spain.

  7 months ago ago
OFFICIAL: Champions League semi-finals Referees For Chelsea, Real Madrid & PSG Game Revealed

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Euro 2020: Harry Kane scores as England made it to the final.

Harry Kane scores a penalty in first half extra time to give England win over Denmark at Wembley. The Euro 2020 semi final match between England and Denmark was kicked off at exactly 8pm at the Wembley Stadium, The match was kicked off by Denmark and they dominated for the first ten minutes of the game.

  4 months ago ago
Euro 2020: Harry Kane scores as England made it to the final.

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UEFA Appoints Italian Referee Daniele Orsato to Preside Over Chelsea Game Against Real Madrid

According to MARCA reports, UEFA has appointed Italian referee Daniele Orsato to preside over the second round of the UEFA Champions League semi-final between Chelsea and Real Madrid next Wednesday.Daniele Orsato The first leg was handled by Dutch referee Danny Makkelie, and some suggested UEFA had a concealed agenda for his appointment.

  7 months ago ago
UEFA Appoints Italian Referee Daniele Orsato to Preside Over Chelsea Game Against Real Madrid

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Opinion: Referee And VAR Were Right, That Was A Penalty

Penalty decisions in football are mostly contentious. The advent of the Video Assistant Technology has made the job of the referees easier as they can consult the VAR or look at the pitch side monitor in order to be sure of an infringement in the box so as to award a penalty, withhold a penalty decision or rule it out.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: Referee And VAR Were Right, That Was A Penalty

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The referee that will officiate Chelsea Vs Real Madrid have been appointed. Checkout his past record

Chelsea will travel to Spain on Tuesday to take on Spanish club Real Madrid in the first leg of their champions league semi final game at the Stefano stadium.The blues will be heading into the game after coming off a 1-0 away victory over Westham United yesterday, while the Los Blancos played a goalless draw with Real Betis on Saturday.

  7 months ago ago
The referee that will officiate Chelsea Vs Real Madrid have been appointed. Checkout his past record

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Petition For England vs Denmark Game to be Replayed Gets intense

A fan by name, Cris Pinto has launched a petition for the match between England versus Denmark to be replayed as he insist the penalty call was a wrong decision and as such, it needs to be corrected. Denmark took an early lead through a Daamsgaard beautifully taken free kick before an own goal by the Denmark captain.

  4 months ago ago
Petition For England vs Denmark Game to be Replayed Gets intense

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Meet The Referee & Other Officials In Charge Of Chelsea vs Real Madrid Match (Photos)

It's official, Dutch referee, Danny Makkelie will officiate the first leg of the Champions League semifinals match between Chelsea and Real Madrid in Spain.The match officials for the game was confirmed by The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) ahead of the match.

  7 months ago ago
Meet The Referee & Other Officials In Charge Of Chelsea vs Real Madrid Match (Photos)

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Opinion: Can England Hopefully Beat Denmark In The Semi-final Stage Of The Euro 2020 Championship

Danny Makkelie, a Netherlands referee has been given the privilege to officiate the Euro 2020 final contenders in the semi-final stage of the competition at Wembley stadium, I think he is the right person for this game today because it would be a tough and challenging encounter. Both teams have created a good defensive record which makes it difficult to penetrate their defensive backline, the previous encounter with their various counterparts has richly confirmed their agility, capability, and their efforts towards getting to this very critical stage of the Euro 2020 tournament.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: Can England Hopefully Beat Denmark In The Semi-final Stage Of The Euro 2020 Championship

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Referee Apologies For Cristiano Ronaldo Disallowed Goal Vs Serbia

The official referee who officiated the match between Portugal Vs Serbia has come out to say he was sorry for not given Cristiano Ronaldo the Goal.

  8 months ago ago
Referee Apologies For Cristiano Ronaldo Disallowed Goal Vs Serbia

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Referee Who Disallowed Ronaldo Goal Apologises, Says He is Ashamed For His Blunder

You recall how a legitimate goal scored by Cristiano Ronaldo was illegally disallowed by the referee which made the Juventus forward to angrily leave off the pitch and throwing his captain's armband on the floor in annoyance?

  8 months ago ago
Referee Who Disallowed Ronaldo Goal Apologises, Says He is Ashamed For His Blunder