Bio
Eric Poulat
Born: 1963-12-08
Intl. since: 1999-01-01
Hometown: Charlieu
Country: France
Speaks: French, English
Occupation: Computer scientist
Hobbies: Stamp collection

The French Referee of the year 2004 Eric Poulat was born in in 1963 in the town of Chaponost. He is active in the French competition since 1991 and internationally since 1999.

Female

Many teams in the Champions League saw Poulat often accompanied by his female assistant Nelly Viennot, who is still an exception in a male dominated game.

World Cup

Poulat officiated two matches in the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.

Other matches include Champions League (highest: knockout stage) and a semi-final at the 2004 Olympic games.

retired

Eric Poulat retired internationally in 2006.

Did you know
ERIC POULAT

  • In an interview with a French newspaper Eric Poulat stated he had enough of fakers and actors on the field. He says players are grown-ups and should take responsibility for their actions. He doesn't understand how anyone could complain to the referee when he knows the foul is his.
  • Eric Poulat and his assistants Nelly Viennot and Lionel Dagorne were sent home after at least one of them failed the physical test for the 2005 World Youth Championships in the Netherlands.
Statistics
Statistics for ERIC POULAT
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 7 1 8
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 65 87 152
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 1 8 9
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.16 0.02 0.09
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.51 2.02 1.77
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.02 0.19 0.1

Based on 43 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR ERIC POULAT
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
WC 2006
group stageJapanBrazil2006-06-221 - 4 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stagePortugalIran2006-06-172 - 0 7 (3-4)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2005-2006
1st knockoutGlasgow RangersVillarreal2006-02-222 - 2 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
group stagePSVFenerbahce SK2005-12-062 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageLiverpoolBetis2005-11-230 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stagePanathinaikosWerder Bremen2005-09-272 - 1 7 (3-4)1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageArtmedia PetrzalkaInternazionale2005-09-130 - 1 4 (1-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundSlaviaAnderlecht2005-08-240 - 2 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Europe
ItalySlovenia2005-10-081 - 0 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
RussiaLatvia2005-06-042 - 0 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
LithuaniaSpain2004-10-130 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Africa
2nd stageEgyptLibya2005-03-274 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2004 - 2005
round of 16SportingMiddlesbrough2005-03-171 - 0 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2004-2005
group stageCelticShakhtar2004-11-021 - 0 3 (1-2)2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageLeverkusenAS Roma2004-10-193 - 1 7 (3-4)2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Olympic Games 2004
1/2 finalsIraq OTParaguay OT2004-08-241 - 3 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageKorea Republic OTMali OT2004-08-173 - 3 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageArgentina OTTunisia OT2004-08-142 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2003 - 2004
3rd roundGençlerbirliğiParma2004-03-033 - 0 3 (2-1)1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2003-2004
group stageManchester UnitedVfB Stuttgart2003-12-092 - 0 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCelta de VigoClub Brugge2003-11-261 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageOlympiakosJuventus2003-09-301 - 2 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundGrasshopperAEK2003-08-131 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 qualifiers
NetherlandsAustria2003-09-063 - 1 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
BelarusAustria2002-10-120 - 2 6 (2-4)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
GermanyCanada2003-06-014 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2002 - 2003
3rd roundPanathinaikosLiberec2002-12-121 - 0 6 (5-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2002-2003
group stageLeverkusenMaccabi Haifa2002-10-232 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageGalatasarayClub Brugge2002-10-010 - 0 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundAPOELAEK2002-08-132 - 3 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2001 - 2002
4th roundGlasgow RangersFeyenoord2002-02-211 - 1 6 (1-5)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
3rd roundMallorcaLiberec2001-12-061 - 2 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2001-2002
group stageAS RomaAnderlecht2001-10-301 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSparta PragueSpartak Moskva2001-10-102 - 0 4 (0-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2001 u18
finalCzech Republic u18Poland u182001-06-291 - 3 4 (2-2)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2002 qualifiers - Europe
RomaniaHungary2001-06-022 - 0 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
PolandArmenia2001-03-284 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2000 - 2001
2nd roundAS RomaBoavista FC2000-11-091 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundGaziantepsporAlavés2000-09-283 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersRuch ChorzówZalgiris2000-08-246 - 0 6 (2-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1999 - 2000
2nd roundSlaviaGrasshopper1999-10-213 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiersBATELokomotiv Moskva1999-08-121 - 7 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 1999 u16
finalPoland u16Spain u161999-05-071 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)