Jonas Eriksson


Football: China drafts in foreign refs to halt controversies

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Shanghai (AFP) – The Chinese FA said Thursday it will bring in foreign referees to officiate selected Super League games starting this weekend and later introduce the use of video replay in response to recent pitch controversies.

Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson will oversee Saturday’s game between Tianjin Quanjian and Shandong Luneng, accompanied by another two Swedish assistants, the Chinese Football Association said on its website.

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Group A National Stadium, Warsaw June 16 FT Greece 1 0 Russia half-time (1 0) referee : spectators : Jonas Eriksson (Sweden) 55,614 match details : 45′ G. Karagounis [1 - 0] 61′ G. Karagounis A. Anyukov 69′ Y. Zhirkov 70′ A. Dzagoev 90′ J. Holebas P. Pogrebnyak statistics : shots on target [.


How Uefa officials get a buzz out of punishing managers

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By Tony Attwood

Manuel Pellegrini said a load of stuff about Jonas Eriksson the referee of the Man City match wherein they were defeated by Barce.

Now the almighty Uefa is looking into the situation, and there is a fair chance that there will be a charge brought against him. If there is and [.

UCL Rewind: Barcelona down Man City, Zlatan stars in PSG romp over Leverkusen

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Lionel Messi and Dani Alves goals sent Barcelona to a 2-0 away victory Tuesday and left Manchester City in perilous position heading into their home tie of UEFA Championship League round of 16 action at Etihad Stadium.

Controlling the proceedings from the onset, Barca's advantage was helped considerably with the sending off of City defender Martin Demichelis that resulted in a Messi penalty.

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Swedish Referee Jonas Eriksson to Referee Ghana-United States

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Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson has been assigned by FIFA as the center referee for the United States against Ghana in Natal on Monday.

The official was the center of controversy earlier this year when he refereed the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie between Manchester City and Barcelona.

Referee Gifts Milan Last Gasp Equaliser v Ajax

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Referee Jonas Eriksson gifted AC Milan a last gasp equaliser in Amsterdam, when he awarded Milan a controversial injury-time penalty despite Balotelli dragging down Ajax defender Mike Van Der Hoorn, much to the astonishment of both men.

However Balotelli got over his astonishment to score the spot-kick to break Ajax hearts, who themselves thought they'd snatched it when Stefano Witsel headed Ajax in-front in the 90th minute.