Bio
Anton Helesteanu
Born: 1970-01-21
Intl. since:
Hometown: Iasi
Country: Romania
Speaks: romanian, english
Occupation: Football executive
Hobbies:

Anton Heleastanu was suspended in 2007 by the Romanian football federation. He lost his FIFA Badge in 2005 because his business connections with the president (and brother in law) Marius Stan of football team Otelul Galati.

career

Born in Iasi, Heleastanu started as a player and team captain with CFR (Cluj). In 1994 he started refereeing. In all he officiated 97 games in the Romanian Liga 1. He was FIFA referee from 2001 till the end of 2005.

lawyer

Anton Helesteanu was a lawyer while being an active referee. After his retirement from refereeing he became a football executive.

Did you know
SUSPENDED

  • In 2006 a Romanian championship match between Jiul Petrosani and Rapid Bucharest was abandoned in the 76th minute after Anton Helesteanu sent off five Rapid players, including the goalkeeper. The five were red-carded for fouls that were hotly disputed by their teammates and supporters. It was 1-0 when the game was stopped.
Statistics
Statistics for ANTON HELESTEANU
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 2 1 3
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 1 0 1
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1 0.5 0.75
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.5 0 0.25

Based on 2 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ANTON HELESTEANU
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 2004 - 2005
qualifiers 1st roundPortadownŽalgiris2004-07-152 - 2 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2003-2004
qualifiers 1st roundLeotarGrevenmacher2003-07-232 - 0 2 (1-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)