England leads UEFA team of 18 referees for Euro 2016

AP , Tuesday 15 Dec 2015

UEFA has selected two English referees among the 18 officials who will handle matches at the 2016 European Championship.

Martin Atkinson, who refereed the Europa League final last season, and Mark Clattenburg make England the only country with two selections for the tournament in France.

Nicola Rizzoli of Italy, who refereed the 2014 World Cup final, was also picked Tuesday by UEFA.

The referees will work with their regular team of four assistants.

The list Euro 2016 referees:

Martin Atkinson (England), Felix Brych (Germany), Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey), Mark Clattenburg (England), William Collum (Scotland), Jonas Eriksson (Sweden), Ovidiu Hategan (Romania), Sergey Karasev (Russia), Viktor Kassai (Hungary), Pavel Kralovec (Czech Republic), Bjorn Kuipers (Netherlands), Szymon Marciniak (Poland), Milorad Mazic (Serbia), Svein Moen (Norway), Nicola Rizzoli (Italy), Damir Skomina (Slovenia), Clement Turpin (France), Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain).

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