Bio
Valentin Lipatov
Born: 1932-01-29
Intl. since: 1974-01-01
Hometown: Moscow
Country: USSR
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Valentin Gregorovich Lipatov born in 1932. He was a referee from 1961 and entered the highest Soviet League 7 years later. In 1974 he got his FIFA badge. Lipatov was voted best referee in his country many times.

1418

Liptov officiated in 1418 matches, the exact amount of days World War II lasted for the Soviet Union, as Lipatov told in an interview. The war has had a deep influence on him. He was a boy in Moscow when he saw planes dropping bombs near the house where Beria lived.

Did you know
CAREER

  • Valentine Lipatov once made a mistake during a penalty shoot-out in the first round 1973 European Cup match CSKA Sofia vs Panathinaikos. CSKA scored their first three, while Panathinaikos missed two of their first four. The score was now 3-2 and Valentin Lipatov, who must have forgotten the rules and the fact that the Greeks could still draw level, declared CSKA the winners. The match was annuled and had to be replayed.
  • In 1979 Lipatov took charge of the last ever match played by the Pakhtator team just before they all died in a plane crash.
Statistics
Statistics for VALENTIN LIPATOV
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 9 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR VALENTIN LIPATOV
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 1978 - 1979
2nd roundAjaxLausanne Sport1978-10-181 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1978 qualifiers - Europe
SwitzerlandNorway1977-10-301 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
HungaryYugolsavia1977-10-054 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Germany DRCanada1974-10-092 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Germany DRCzechoslovakia1974-03-271 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1973 - 1974
1/4 finalsVfB StuttgartSetúbal1974-03-061 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup2 1973 - 1974
1st roundReipas LahtiLyon1973-09-190 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup 1972 - 1973
1st roundPanathinaikosCSKA Sofia1972-09-272 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup2 1971 - 1972
1st roundCrvena ZvezdaKomloi Banyasz1971-09-291 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)