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Jan Willem Wegereef (Brielle17 January 1962) is a former Dutch football referee.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

Wegereef whistled in the eredivisie and was also active internationally. He made his debut in 1988 in the Dutch professional football, as the youngest referee ever. Early in his career he obtained the nickname cousin Jan Line.

In 1995 he refereed his first match in the UEFA CupArarat Erevan-Dynamo Moscow. Wegereef whistled on the 2002 World Cup in the match between Senegal and Uruguay. He gave twelve yellow cards, which until that time was a record in World Cup history [1]. The same day the record was broken by Antonio López Nieto. The Spaniard gave in the Cameroon-Germany match sixteen yellow cards, including four for two players.

Wegereef refereed the final of the KNVB Cup on May 17, 2009. This competition was won by sc Heerenveen on penalties.

Wegereef whistled no more matches of Feyenoord . Threats by fans of the Rotterdam-based club after a League match between PSV and Feyenoord in april 2002 are the reason.

Jan Wegereef currently lives in Hellevoetsluis, but is born in Brielle. He maintains a column since april 2010 on the website of the COVS.

Suspensions[Edit]Edit

  • Wegereef was in the season 06/07 eredivisie) suspended after the match AZ-Ajax (1-1). He adopted a goal good for AZ which was actually a violation was. As a result, he was allowed to temporarily no Ajax matches more flutes.
  • Wegereef was on the basis of a questionable red card Vurnon Anita to Ajax player in the match Excelsior - Ajax, played on Sunday 24 October 2010, punished by the KNVB. In the Matchday thereupon he refereed a match in the Jupiler League.

International Games[Edit]Edit

Date Place Contest Rash Competition [1] [2] [3]
24 april 1996 Copenhagen [4]

Denmark – Scotland[5]

2 – 0 Friendly 2 0 0
25 February 1998 Marseille [6]

France – Norway[7]

3 – 3 Friendly 4 0 0
6 september 1998 Skopje [8]

Macedonia – Malta[9]

4 – 0 EK-qualifying 4 0 0
4 september 1999 Ljubljana [10]

Slovenia – Georgia[11]

2 – 1 EK-qualifying 3 0 0
24 March 2001 Göteborg [12]

Sweden – Macedonia[13]

1 – 0 World Cup qualifying 5 0 0
17 april 2002 Hesperange [14]– LiechtensteinLuxembourg[15] 3 – 3 Friendly 0 1 1
11 June 2002 Suwon [16]

Senegal – Uruguay[17]

3 – 3 WORLD CUP-final round 12 0 0
11 June 2003 Toftir [18]

Faroe Islands – Germany[19]

0 – 2 EK-qualifying 4 0 0
9 september 2003 Dublin [20]

Ireland – Turkey[21]

2 – 2 Friendly 2 0 0
31 March 2004 Cologne [22]

Germany – Belgium[23]

3 – 0 Friendly 1 0 0
april 28, 2004 Oslo [24]

Norway – Russia[25]

3 – 2 Friendly 0 0 0
June 5, 2004 Manchester [26]

England – Iceland[27]

6 – 1 Friendly 0 0 0
september 4, 2004 Belfast [28]

Northern Ireland – Poland[29]

0 – 3 World Cup qualifying 2 0 1
March 30, 2005 Budapest [30]

Bulgaria – Hungary[31]

1 – 1 World Cup qualifying 8 0 0
June 2, 2005 Tampere [32]

Finland – Denmark[33]

0 – 1 Friendly 0 0 0
8 October 2005 Vilnius [34]

Lithuania – Serbia[35]

0 – 2 World Cup qualifying 3 0 0
2 september 2006 Tbilisi [36]

Georgia – France[37]

0 – 3 EK-qualifying 4 0 0
6 June 2007 Heraklion [38]

Greece – Moldova[39]

2 – 1 EK-qualifying 4 0 0
October 17, 2007 Alma-Ata [40]

Kazakhstan – Portugal[41]

1 – 2 EK-qualifying 4 0 0