Bio
John Underhill
Born: 1961-01-05
Intl. since:
Hometown:
Country: Scotland
Speaks: English
Occupation: geologist, university professor
Hobbies: squash, hill walking, geology

Scotsman John Underhill reached the retiring age of 45 for international referees in 2006. His first international match was in 1994, and it was in the last century that he officiated, among many, matches in the Champions League. His first ever match as a referee was in 1980.

highlights

Underhill cites refereeing in the Junior Cup in 1994 and the finals of the Bell's Challenge Cup in 2002 as the highlights of his career. Next to being a FIFA referee, taking charge of matches with big teams and seeing all those countries of course.
source: scottishfa.co.uk

Did you know
JOHN UNDERHILL

  • Underhill never became a full-time referee, he got enough matches, but the opportunity never presented itself..
  • A lack of respect for referees seems to have reached a low recently, according to Underhill.
Statistics
Statistics for JOHN UNDERHILL
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 1 0 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 4 10 14
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 1 1
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.25 0 0.13
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1 2.5 1.75
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0.25 0.13

Based on 4 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR JOHN UNDERHILL
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Euro 2004 u21 qualifiers
Estonia u21Belgium u212002-10-150 - 1 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2002 - 2003
1st roundLegia WarszawaUtrecht2002-09-194 - 1 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2002 u21 qualifiers
Slovenia u21Russia u212001-09-011 - 3 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2001 - 2002
qualifiersVikingBrotnjo2001-08-091 - 0 4 (0-4)1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)