Physical education teacher Dereli took charge of the final of the Euro u19 championships in 2003. During his international matches Selcuk Dereli seems to be easy on the cards.
He was a UEFA Category 2 referee until he retired internationally at the end of 2010.
Starting off with a final in a youth tournament almost always means that UEFA has plans with a referee. Selcuk Dereli's career however never really got off. He seems to be stuck officiating qualifiers and UEFA Cup matches with a round of 32 match in 2008 as the one with the highest profile..