REFEREEING CAREER


García-Aranda: “The most difficult thing is to find criteria uniformity” The past Monday 29 of July the fantastic and well known website Árbitro 10 (www.arbitro10.com) in the refereeing world, published an interview to José María García-Aranda which highlights his present professional activity, including a brief description of the recently created website, garcia-aranda.com, some curiosities of his professional activity and...

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Source: The Japan Times International referees Jose Maria Garcia-Aranda Encinar and An Yan Lim Kee Chong have brought their experience to Japanese soccer this summer in order to try and help the standard of Japanese referees and the J. League. “I’d like to show my experience and help the young referees in Japan,” Spaniard Garcia-Aranda Encinar said in a joint press conference with Mauritian Lim Kee Chong on Tuesday in Tokyo....

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Having a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and experience as a football teacher at INEF (former Instituto Nacional de Educación Física),  José María García-Aranda will be the only Spanish referee at the  2000 UEFA European Football Championship. He has an undoubtedly merit-able background, as he has been our first countryman to referee three World Cup games. He claims for himself the high-level competition category –...

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On the 11th of May of 2000 HE (Excellency) President of the Comunidad de Madrid, D. Alberto Ruíz-Gallardón Jiménez awards D. José María García Aranda, the Premio Siete Estrellas al Deporte Madrileño 1999 (Seven Star Award to Madrid’s Sport 1999), for his renowned...

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