Bio
Alexandru Dan Tudor
Born: 1971-09-12
Intl. since: 2001-01-01
Hometown: Bucarest
Country: Romania
Speaks: Romanian, English
Occupation: Lawyer
Hobbies: Religion

In UEFA and FIFA rankings, Alexandru Tudor is the best Romanian referee. Dan Tudor became a UEFA Premier Category referee at the start of season 2010-2011, 6 moths later that category seemed to have disappeared, he now is a 1st category ref.

14 big 4's

In the First Romanian League, Alexandru has 14 matches between the Big Four clubs (Steaua, Dinamo, Rapid, CFR Cluj) on his name: three Dinamo - Steaua, five Rapid - Dinamo, one CFR Cluj - Dinamo, three Steaua - Rapid, one Steaua - CFR Cluj, 1 Rapid - CFR CLuj.

(source: Nicu Badescu)

tough

Tudor is well-known for his tough style. In Romania he is a type of referee who whistles a lot and quite easy shows cards, internationally though he seems to be the opposite.

Since 1999 Tudor is active in Romanian's First Division.

(source: Nicu Badescu)

up

Alexandru seemed to be on his way up. As most referees he started doing qualifiers. For the UEFA Cup, Champions League, World Cup 2006 and EURO 2008. He took charge of two matches in the 2004 Euro U21 and many UEFA Cup matches and finally his debut in the Champions League November 2008.

cards

Once, when we just started with this site, Alexander was one of our favorites because of his cool style and the fact he hardly booked, sometimes not at all. Lately though he seems to have changed, his severity, well known at home, has showed itself in international matches, accumulating in the 16 yellow cards he showed in a 2011 Europa League play-off. (see his palmares)

Did you know
A FAVORITE

  • The Romanian mass-media calls him Brad Pitt. The reason is not any resemblance between him and the US actor, but somewhere in 2000/2001 a club president, furious about his attitude, named him so.
    (source: Nicu Badescu)
  • Tudor was a professional footballer himself, but was accidentally shot in the knee during the Romanian revolution, December 1989. He had to give up playing football.
    (source: Nicu Badescu)
  • Alexandru Tudor is from Bucharest and his wife is a former athlete, now a trainer. He has one son.
    (source: Nicu Badescu)
  • After officiating the match between Anderlecht and Hapoel Tel Aviv in Brussels, October 2007, Dan Tudor and his assistants decided to cool down barefooted on the stadium ground.
  • Alexandru Tudor is a real team player. He strongly relies on his assistants and before and after the match they are always together.
  • January 2012 Tudor was invited to take charge of a semi-final in the Saudi Cup between Al Hilal and Al Ittihad Jeddah.
Statistics
Statistics for ALEXANDRU DAN TUDOR
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 10 4 14
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 183 209 392
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 10 10 20
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.11 0.04 0.07
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.95 2.22 2.09
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.11 0.11 0.11

Based on 94 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ALEXANDRU DAN TUDOR
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
WC 2018 qualifiers - Europe
BelgiumEstonia2016-11-138 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2016 - 2017
group stageBragaKonyaspor2016-11-033 - 1 7 (2-5)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundAustria WienSpartak Trnava2016-07-280 - 1 9 (1-8)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2015 - 2016
group stageBragaMarseille2015-10-223 - 2 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAugsburgPartizan2015-10-011 - 3 9 (4-5)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsStandardMolde2015-08-273 - 1 10 (5-5)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2015 - 2016
3th qualifying roundHJKAstana2015-07-290 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2016 qualifiers
GermanyGibraltar2014-11-144 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
DenmarkArmenia2014-09-072 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2014 - 2015
group stageBesiktasPartizan2014-11-062 - 1 6 (1-5)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSaint-EtienneDnipro2014-10-020 - 0 7 (2-5)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
play-offsOmoniaDinamo Moskva2014-08-281 - 2 8 (7-1)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2014 - 2015
qualifiers 3rd roundZenitAEL2014-08-063 - 0 3 (1-2)1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2013 - 2014
round of 32LiberecAZ2014-02-200 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageThunGenk2013-12-120 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageChornomoretsLudogorets Razgrad2013-10-240 - 1 7 (3-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAPOELEintracht Frankfurt2013-10-030 - 3 5 (5-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsJablonecBetis2013-08-221 - 2 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2013 - 2014
qualifiers 3rd roundLegia WarszawaMolde2013-08-070 - 0 4 (2-2)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2014 qualifiers - Europe
MaltaBulgaria2013-09-101 - 2 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CroatiaWales2012-10-162 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2012 - 2013
round of 16VfB StuttgartLazio2013-03-070 - 2 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
round of 32Dynamo KyivBordeaux2013-02-141 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageLevanteHannover2012-12-062 - 2 7 (1-6)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAELFenerbahce SK2012-10-250 - 1 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stagePSVNapoli2012-10-043 - 0 10 (2-8)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsYoung BoysMidtjylland2012-08-300 - 2 3 (0-3)1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundBursasporKuopio PS2012-08-096 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 2nd roundSenicaAPOEL2012-07-260 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2011 - 2012
group stageAZAustria Wien2011-10-202 - 2 2 (2-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSalzburgSlovan Bratislava2011-09-293 - 0 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsAlania VladikavkazBesiktas2011-08-252 - 0 16 (8-8)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2012 qualifiers
ItalyEstonia2011-06-033 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
KazakhstanGermany2010-10-120 - 3 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2010 - 2011
round of 32Lille OSCPSV2011-02-172 - 2 6 (4-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageLeverkusenAtlético de Madrid2010-12-161 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageManchester CityLech Poznan2010-10-213 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAA GentLille OSC2010-09-301 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsTavriyaLeverkusen2010-08-261 - 3 9 (3-6)0 (0-0)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2010-2011 qualifiers
3rd roundBATEKobenhavn2010-07-280 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Europa League 2009 - 2010
round of 32WolfsburgVillarreal2010-02-254 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSalzburgLazio2009-12-022 - 1 8 (1-7)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageWerder BremenAthletic Bilbao2009-10-013 - 1 5 (3-2)1 (1-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageLille OSCValencia2009-09-171 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsRapid WienAston Villa2009-08-201 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2009-2010
qualifiers 3rd roundBATEVentspils2009-08-052 - 1 7 (1-6)2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2010 qualifiers - Europe
SwitzerlandIsrael2009-10-140 - 0 8 (4-4)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
IcelandNorway2009-09-051 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
IrelandCyprus2008-10-151 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2008 - 2009
round of 16Saint-EtienneWerder Bremen2009-03-182 - 2 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSchalke 04Manchester City2008-11-270 - 2 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundWisla KrakowTottenham Hotspur2008-10-021 - 1 7 (5-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2008-2009
group stageBarcelonaBasel2008-11-041 - 1 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundBrannMarseille2008-08-130 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
MoldovaLithuania2013-11-181 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SerbiaIreland2012-08-150 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CyprusSweden2011-02-080 - 2 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
RomaniaMontenegro2008-05-314 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2007 - 2008
round of 32BenficaNürnberg2008-02-141 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageVillarrealElfsborg2007-12-052 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAnderlechtHapoel Tel Aviv2007-10-252 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundAZPaços Ferreira2007-10-040 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 2nd roundErciyessporMaccabi Tel Aviv2007-08-303 - 1 4 (4-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2008 qualifiers
KazakhstanBelgium2007-09-122 - 2 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2007-2008
qualifiers 2nd roundSarajevoGenk2007-08-080 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2006 - 2007
group stageLiberecSevilla FC2006-10-190 - 0 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundBaselRabotnicki2006-09-146 - 2 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2006-2007
qualifiers 2nd roundDjurgårdenRužomberok2006-07-261 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2006 u21 qualifiers
play-offsBelgium u21Ukraine u212005-11-161 - 3 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2005 - 2006
group stageMaccabi Petach-TikvaPalermo2005-10-201 - 2 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundMonacoWillem II2005-09-152 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2005-2006
qualifiers 2nd roundMaccabi HaifaMalmö2005-08-032 - 2 4 (2-2)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Europe
RussiaLuxembourg2005-10-085 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
KazakhstanGreece2005-09-071 - 2 9 (7-2)2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AlbaniaGeorgia2005-06-043 - 2 6 (4-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandFaroe Islands2004-09-046 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2004 - 2005
round of 32CSKA MoskvaBenfica2005-02-172 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stagePanioniosDinamo Tbilisi2004-12-015 - 2 7 (3-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundAlemannia AachenHafnarfjordur2004-09-300 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 2nd roundBanská BystricaWil2004-08-123 - 1 7 (3-4)2 (1-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 u21
group stageBelarus u21Serbia and Montenegro u212004-06-011 - 2 5 (2-3)2 (2-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
group stageSweden u21Portugal u212004-05-283 - 1 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 u21 qualifiers
play-offsSwitzerland u21Czech Republic u212003-11-151 - 2 4 (0-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2003 - 2004
1st roundLeiriaMolde2003-09-241 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2003-2004
qualifiers 2nd roundKobenhavnSliema Wanderers2003-07-304 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 qualifiers
MaltaFrance2002-10-160 - 4 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2002 - 2003
2nd roundMalagaAmica Wronki2002-10-312 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundCelta de VigoOB2002-09-192 - 0 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2002-2003
qualifiers 2nd roundBrøndbyDinamo Tirana2002-07-311 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2001 u17
group stageBurkina Faso u17Oman u172001-09-201 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageTrinidad and Tobago u17Australia u172001-09-160 - 1 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2001
2nd round1860 MunchenSartid Smederevo2001-07-013 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2002 u21 qualifiers
Poland u21Norway u212001-08-313 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Cyprus u21Ireland u212001-03-230 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)