Bio
Alfred Wieser
Born: 1950-06-15
Intl. since:
Hometown: Klagenfurt
Country: Austria
Speaks: German
Occupation: Electrical worker and maintenance supervisor
Hobbies: Breeding parrots and other rare birds

Alfred Wieser was one of the candidates of the World Championships 1994 in the USA. Although he was not selected for the World Cup, he was and still is a popular person and is known as being cooperative.

1979

In the summer of 1979, Mr. Wieser became a referee in the so-called Kärntner Landesliga (League of the province Carinthia, the highest League of Carinthia). On September 2nd, 1981, Alfred Wieser had his big debut in Austrian national football when he was chosen as referee in the Austrian Cup match, Sturm Graz vs Wiener Neustadt (4-0). A few days later, on September 5th, he was nominated as referee of a match in the 2nd division, Kapfenberg vs Raika Wels (0-1). His first match in the 1st division was on September 17th, 1982: VOEST Linz vs First Vienna FC (3-1).

international

Probably Alfred's first real international match was the qualifyer for the World-Championships 1994, on August 26th, 1992, in group 3 in Riga (Latvia): Latvia vs Denmark (0-0). More info about Wieser's internationals, see his palmares.

source: Heinrich Wurzer.

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  • After his refereeing career Wieser became a qualified electrical worker and a maintenance supervisor in Klagenfurt in a type of school named called Padagogisches Institut: a vocational school with entrance qualification for higher education.
    He probably now is retired as maintenance supervisor due to his age.
  • After retirement Wieser was only allowed to act in matches of Reserve (2nd teams) and teams with younger/ upcoming players. He was also allowed to act as assistant in matches of very low leagues (6th division). In Austria there are 7 divisions (Carinthia, but in some provinces there are also 8 divisions). Austrian referees retire to senior teams when they become 45 years old (Bundesliga; 1st and 2nd division), 48 (Regionalliga as well as Landesliga), 50 (Unterliga/it is the next following lower league), 57 (1. Klasse/6th division) and at last 62...
    source: Heinrich Wurzer.
Statistics
Statistics for ALFRED WIESER
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 1 0 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 15 15 30
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.05 0 0.03
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0.79 0.79 0.79
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 19 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ALFRED WIESER
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 1995 - 1996
1st roundLyonSporting Farense1995-09-261 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersWidzew LodzBangor City1995-08-221 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 1996 qualifiers
Czech RepublicLuxembourg1995-11-153 - 0 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungarySwitzerland1995-03-292 - 2 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CroatiaLithuania1994-10-092 - 0 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1994 - 1995
2nd roundRapid BucurestiEintracht Frankfurt1994-10-192 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundDeportivo La CorunaRosenborg1994-09-274 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersAnorthosisShumen1994-08-092 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1993 - 1994
1st roundJuventusLokomotiv Moskva1993-09-153 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
US Cup 1993
USAEngland1993-06-092 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1994 qualifiers - Europe
TurkeyPoland1993-10-272 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
RomaniaCyprus1993-04-142 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
LatviaDenmark1992-08-260 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup2 1992 - 1993
1/4 finalsSparta PragueParma1993-03-030 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
GreeceBolivia1994-05-130 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
GreeceCameroon1994-05-090 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
USAEngland1993-06-092 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandFrance1992-05-272 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup 1991 - 1992
1st roundHamrun SpartansBenfica1991-09-180 - 6 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)