Bio
Alan Freeland
Born: 1961-01-22
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Country: Scotland
Speaks: English
Occupation: accountant
Hobbies: golf

Alan Freeland, who became a referee because he was too skinny to be a player, was twice appointed FIFA referee. Thus twice taken off the list, the last time because of his age, he was 45 in 2006.

matches

First ever international match was as a linesman in 1987. As a refere he had his debut in 1997 in a u16 match. Domestically he took charge of the League Cup final in 1996. For this century we've found these Matches.

Did you know
ALAN FREELAND

  • In march 2007, St Mirren officials alleged that Freeland as a fourth referee warned them that he would act against them the next time he took charge of a match with St Mirren as a referee.
  • Fans of rival Scottish teams seem to agree on the poor standard of refereeing. In a 2008 survey Alan Freeland came out at the bottom of the list, with Iain Brines as runner up.
Statistics
Statistics for ALAN FREELAND
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 3 0 3
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 7 12 19
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.43 0 0.21
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1 1.71 1.36
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 7 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ALAN FREELAND
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 2002 - 2003
1st roundDenizlisporLorient2002-09-192 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersFylkirMouscron2002-08-151 - 1 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2002 u21 qualifiers
Ukraine u21Norway u212001-09-011 - 3 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Georgia u21Romania u212001-03-270 - 3 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2001 - 2002
1st roundParmaHJK2001-09-201 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersDinamo ZagrebFlora Tallinn2001-08-091 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1999 - 2000
qualifiersLevski SofiaAPOEL1999-08-262 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)