Bio
Paul Allaerts
Born: 1964-07-09
Intl. since: 2000-01-01
Hometown: Mol-Wezel
Country: Belgium
Speaks: Dutch, French, English, German
Occupation: IT-Manager
Hobbies: Swimming, Tennis.

Paul Allaerts became a referee in 1985 and made his debut in the highest Belgian league in 1996. He was one of UEFA's premier referees and has been that for a long time, never able to reach the elite category. Allaerts retired at the end of 2009, when he was 45.

First

Paul Allaerts received his FIFA badge in 2000. His first international appearance was in in a Croatia versus Austria match for players under 18. Next to performing in the Belgian league, Allaerts officiates in the first Dutch League.
He officiated in the UEFA Cup and had his Champions League debut in 2002 when he took charge of two matches.

job

From 2012 Allaerts is a talent developer for UEFA.

Did you know
PAUL

  • For three years in a row now (2007) Paul Allaerts has been elected Best Belgian Referee by Belgium's players and coaches.
  • Allaerts works as a PMO manager for Dexia bank, which is also the sponsor of Club Brugge, a major Belgian team.
  • Paul Allaerts is all for an evolution in the use of new technologies in football, albeit slowly and never too precise otherwise the people in pubs won't have anything to argue about anymore.
  • Our Dutch correspondent told us Allaerts made a really bad impression in a AZ - Vitesse match, November 2008. Two penalties not awarded, a red card should have been shown to the AZ goalie and his assistants were wrong about off-side a few times.
  • In 1999 Charleroi-player Tomasz Romaniuk pulled Allaerts ear. The Polish player received an eight game ban.
Statistics
Statistics for PAUL ALLAERTS
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 4 3 7
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 50 76 126
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 2 4 6
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.07 0.06 0.06
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0.93 1.41 1.17
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.04 0.07 0.06

Based on 54 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR PAUL ALLAERTS
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Europa League 2009 - 2010
group stageLevski SofiaVillarreal2009-12-020 - 2 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageFulhamAS Roma2009-10-221 - 1 1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageHapoel Tel AvivCeltic2009-09-172 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
play-offsSlaviaCrvena Zvezda2009-08-203 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundHonvédFenerbahce SK2009-08-061 - 1 1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2010 qualifiers - Europe
CyprusBulgaria2009-10-104 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EnglandKazakhstan2008-10-115 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2008 - 2009
round of 32Saint-EtienneOlympiakos2009-02-262 - 1 7 (1-6)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Group stageHertha BSCBenfica2008-10-231 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundRapid BucurestiWolfsburg2008-10-021 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2008-2009
group stageBaselSporting2008-12-090 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
FranceEcuador2008-05-272 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
FranceHungary2005-05-312 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandFrance2003-08-200 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EnglandSerbia and Montenegro2003-06-032 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Germany u21Serbia and Montenegro u212003-04-293 - 2 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
LuxembourgIsrael2002-09-050 - 5 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2007 - 2008
round of 16FiorentinaEverton2008-03-062 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCrvena ZvezdaBlackburn Rovers2007-12-060 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundHamburger SVLitex2007-10-043 - 1 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2007-2008
group stageInternazionaleCSKA Moskva2007-11-074 - 2 5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundAEKSevilla FC2007-09-031 - 4 3 (3-0)0 (0-0)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)
Euro 2008 qualifiers
WalesCzech Republic2007-06-020 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
MacedoniaRussia2006-10-150 - 2 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2006 - 2007
round of 32EspanyolLivorno2007-02-222 - 0 9 (2-7)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCelta de VigoFenerbahce SK2006-11-301 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2006-2007
group stageWerder BremenLevski Sofia2006-10-182 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageDynamo KyivSteaua2006-09-131 - 4 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2005 - 2006
round of 32PalermoSlavia2006-02-231 - 0 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundBesiktasMalmö2005-09-150 - 1 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2005-2006
group stageRosenborgOlympiakos2005-11-231 - 1 4 (0-4)1 (0-1)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 3rd roundBaselWerder Bremen2005-08-102 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - Europe
SlovakiaEstonia2005-10-081 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WalesAustria2005-03-260 - 2 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
ScotlandNorway2004-10-090 - 1 3 (2-1)1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2004 - 2005
round of 32ParmaVfB Stuttgart2005-02-160 - 0 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageNewcastle UnitedSporting2004-12-161 - 1 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2004-2005
group stagePanathinaikosRosenborg2004-09-142 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Intertoto 2004
final roundLille OSCLeiria2004-08-100 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2003 - 2004
3rd roundBenficaRosenborg2004-02-261 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2003-2004
group stagePortoPartizan2003-11-262 - 1 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageVfB StuttgartPanathinaikos2003-10-222 - 0 1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2004 qualifiers
AlbaniaRussia2003-03-293 - 1 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2002 - 2003
3rd roundLazioSturm Graz2002-12-120 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2002-2003
group stageManchester UnitedMaccabi Haifa2002-09-185 - 2 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
qualifiers 2nd roundZTEZagreb2002-07-311 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2001 - 2002
2nd roundHertha BSCViking2001-11-012 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundLegia WarszawaElfsborg2001-09-204 - 1 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2002 qualifiers - Europe
FinlandGreece2001-09-055 - 1 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
PortugalAndorra2001-02-283 - 0 1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 2000 - 2001
2nd roundAEKHerfølge2000-10-265 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundPartizanPorto2000-09-141 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 2002 u21 qualifiers
Slovakia u21Macedonia u212000-09-022 - 0 6 (1-5)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions League 2000-2001
qualifiers 1st roundLevski SofiaDudelange F912000-07-192 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)