Real-life referees were introduced in the FIFA franchise eight years ago. In FIFA 23, you have a large range of fictitious and real referees, including women for the first time, each one with his own characteristics. We have published on this page the official complete list of FIFA 23 Referees, their nation, cards and foul strictness.

## Real-Life Referees

Here is the PROVISIONAL list of real-life FIFA 23 referees:

Referee Name | Card Strictness | Foul Strictness |
---|---|---|

Alan Young | Average | Strict |

Andre Marriner | Lenient | Lenient |

Andrew Kitchen | Average | Average |

Andy Davies | Strict | Lenient |

Andy Haines | Average | Average |

Andy Madley | Average | Strict |

Andy Woolmer | Lenient | Lenient |

Anthony Backhouse | Average | Average |

Anthony Taylor | Average | Lenient |

Antony Coggins | Average | Strict |

Ben Toner | Lenient | Strict |

Benjamin Speedie | Average | Average |

Brett Huxtable | Strict | Strict |

Carl Boyeson | Lenient | Strict |

Carl Brook | Average | Average |

Charles Breakspear | Strict | Strict |

Chris Kavanagh | Strict | Lenient |

Chris Sarginson | Average | Average |

Christopher Pollard | Average | Average |

Craig Hicks | Average | Strict |

Craig Pawson | Strict | Lenient |

Darren Bond | Average | Average |

Darren Drysdale | Average | Average |

Darren England | Strict | Strict |

Darren Handley | Average | Average |

David Coote | Strict | Strict |

David Rock | Average | Average |

David Webb | Lenient | Lenient |

Dean Whitestone | Lenient | Average |

Declan Bourne | Average | Average |

Gavin Ward | Lenient | Average |

Geoff Eltringham | Strict | Strict |

Graham Scott | Lenient | Average |

James Adcock | Average | Average |

James Bell | Average | Average |

James Linington | Strict | Strict |

James Oldham | Average | Average |

Jarred Gillett | Average | Average |

Jeremy Simpson | Strict | Strict |

John Brooks | Lenient | Strict |

John Busby | Lenient | Lenient |

Jonathan Moss | Average | Average |

Josh Smith | Average | Average |

Keith Stroud | Strict | Strict |

Kevin Friend | Lenient | Lenient |

Kevin Johnson | Average | Lenient |

Lee Swabey | Average | Average |

Leigh Doughty | Average | Average |

Marc Edwards | Average | Average |

Martin Atkinson | Strict | Average |

Martin Coy | Lenient | Average |

Matthew Donohue | Strict | Average |

Michael Oliver | Average | Average |

Michael Salisbury | Average | Strict |

Mike Dean | Strict | Lenient |

Neil Hair | Strict | Strict |

Oliver Langford | Average | Average |

Ollie Yates | Average | Average |

Paul Howard | Average | Average |

Paul Tierney | Lenient | Strict |

Peter Bankes | Strict | Strict |

Peter Wright | Average | Lenient |

Rob Lewis | Lenient | Average |

Robert Jones | Average | Strict |

Robert Madley | Average | Lenient |

Ross Joyce | Strict | Average |

Sam Allison | Average | Average |

Sam Purkiss | Average | Average |

Samuel Barrott | Average | Average |

Scott Duncan | Average | Lenient |

Scott Oldham | Lenient | Lenient |

Seb Stockbridge | Strict | Lenient |

Simon Hooper | Average | Strict |

Simon Mather | Average | Average |

Stephen Martin | Lenient | Average |

Stuart Attwell | Strict | Average |

Thomas Bramall | Lenient | Average |

Tim Robinson | Strict | Strict |

Tom Nield | Lenient | Average |

Tom Reeves | Average | Average |

Tony Harrington | Strict | Strict |

Trevor Kettle | Average | Lenient |

Will Finnie | Average | Average |

## Fictitious Referees

Here is the PROVISIONAL list of fictitious FIFA 23 referees:

Referee Name | Card Strictness | Foul Strictness |
---|---|---|

Abdulmajeed Al-Reshedi | Average | Average |

Adrian Gløersen | Lenient | Average |

Afonso Masarenhas | Lenient | Average |

Afonso Secretario | Average | Strict |

Alasdair McMann | Average | Average |

Albin Kuniak | Average | Lenient |

Alvaro Aldgate | Average | Average |

Álvaro Arias Romera | Average | Average |

Alvaro Joaquín Florez | Strict | Strict |

An-Jol Park | Lenient | Average |

Anna Poltavkina | Average | Average |

Ansgar von Hauenstein | Average | Strict |

Arcibaldo Pombal | Average | Lenient |

Aske Hemmingsen | Average | Average |

Aurelio Oriol Gaspar | Lenient | Strict |

Austen Bayliffe | Average | Average |

Azlan Hamberi | Lenient | Lenient |

Baptiste Alacoque | Average | Average |

Benoît Taillade | Strict | Average |

Bethany Callanish | Lenient | Average |

Buk-Chol Choi | Average | Average |

Celina Heiselmann | Average | Average |

Chatura Gaurab | Average | Average |

Conor O’Connelly | Average | Lenient |

Daisuke Matsuyo | Average | Strict |

Daniel Soengas Bello | Average | Strict |

Dario Nuessli | Lenient | Lenient |

Dawud Al-Habash | Average | Average |

Dietmar Schönlebe | Strict | Average |

Dong-Kyoo Choi | Lenient | Strict |

Dragoș Tismăneanu | Average | Average |

Elanne Fung | Average | Average |

Elias Monteiro Flavio | Lenient | Lenient |

Enis Balbay | Average | Average |

Esben Schjønberg | Lenient | Strict |

Eufemio Lafranchi | Average | Lenient |

Fabrice Madoulet | Strict | Strict |

Fedder Gotthard | Average | Average |

Federico Ramos Navarro | Average | Strict |

Feridun Doğançay | Average | Strict |

Filippo Giacoletti | Strict | Average |

Flemming Fredskild | Lenient | Average |

Francisco Caldejos | Average | Strict |

Françoise Berringuet | Average | Average |

Fuad Al-Rishani | Average | Lenient |

Gabriel Santiseban | Average | Average |

Gang-sheng Bai | Lenient | Average |

Gavin Monksfield | Average | Average |

Gennaro Scarpulla | Average | Average |

Gianluca Del Tarano | Average | Average |

Gijsbert Declerck | Strict | Average |

Gökberk Topaloğlu | Average | Average |

Graham Boverick | Lenient | Strict |

Grant Lindum | Strict | Average |

Guilherme Santoso | Average | Average |

Gustavo Apollonio | Lenient | Strict |

Gwidon Pietrzykowski | Lenient | Average |

Hadrien Dumortier | Average | Average |

Hai-wang Sui | Average | Lenient |

Hans de Noteboom | Average | Average |

Harald Fimmler | Average | Lenient |

Haruto Shimaguchi | Average | Average |

Heimo Wasserschneider | Average | Average |

Henry McDillon | Average | Strict |

Heribert Allmaier | Average | Strict |

Hoo-gwo Xiang | Average | Average |

Hussain Al-Shamkali | Average | Average |

Hyun-Soon Han | Average | Average |

Iacob Săulescu | Average | Strict |

Ian Lowcroft | Lenient | Average |

Ignacio Muñiz Villate | Strict | Strict |

Ingrún Svansdóttir | Average | Strict |

Ingvar Tollefsen | Average | Average |

Innes McKellar | Average | Average |

Ireneusz Iglikowski | Average | Strict |

Iwona Małdowicz | Average | Average |

Jannik Zöckler | Average | Average |

Jascha Zurheide | Lenient | Average |

Jasper de Waart | Average | Average |

Jean Rabault | Lenient | Average |

Jean-Daniel Lacagne | Average | Strict |

Jefferson Robertford | Average | Lenient |

Jerónimo Santarelli | Strict | Average |

Jett Colling | Average | Average |

Jochem Van Vosselen | Average | Strict |

Joel Highett | Lenient | Average |

Joep Druppers | Strict | Average |

José del Mirrón | Average | Average |

Josh Brithwell | Strict | Lenient |

Kasper Krosby | Average | Strict |

Kenji Sunadori | Average | Average |

Klemens Pilegaard | Average | Lenient |

Kristoffer Frohlander | Average | Average |

Lamon Darawan | Lenient | Average |

Lasse Lagerroth | Average | Average |

Laurent Glaisyer | Average | Average |

Laurits Tyllesen | Average | Average |

Leonardo San Milano | Strict | Average |

Leonidas Lambrakis | Average | Average |

Loïc Dacquigny | Average | Strict |

Ludger Falck | Strict | Average |

Ludvig Walfridsson | Average | Lenient |

Lutz Gersthofer | Lenient | Average |

Luuk Hoebacke | Average | Lenient |

Mahit Faujdar | Average | Average |

Mălin Butacu | Average | Strict |

Manuel Rui Barbosa | Average | Average |

Márcio Herrera Lomba | Strict | Strict |

Mariam Peñarrieta | Average | Average |

Matthew Mzizi | Average | Strict |

Maximilian Mehlbacher | Strict | Average |

Maximiliano Recobedo | Average | Strict |

Mazhar Al-Amur | Lenient | Average |

Mehmet Yıldıraz | Average | Average |

Miloje Tomčić | Average | Average |

Moray Baird | Average | Average |

Narendra Mamdani | Average | Average |

Nazario Dasmarinas | Strict | Average |

Neea Jokelainen | Average | Average |

Nikodem Dworaczyk | Average | Average |

Njål Flaten | Average | Strict |

Oliver Benito Ledesma | Average | Strict |

Özgür Öztürkmek | Strict | Average |

Pat Framlow | Average | Average |

Paweł Grygorski | Strict | Average |

Pedro Orteguilla | Strict | Average |

Philippe Daboussier | Strict | Average |

Pim Ploegmakers | Average | Strict |

Pim van Tilburgh | Lenient | Average |

Pontus Ortendhal | Lenient | Average |

Radovan Palenković | Average | Average |

Rafael Ruibal Losada | Lenient | Average |

Rainier Vannier | Average | Lenient |

Ramón Alcanto | Strict | Lenient |

Ranjit Kadakia | Average | Average |

Regis Graver | Average | Strict |

Roald Wikborg | Average | Lenient |

Robin Cainsdorf | Average | Average |

Rodolfo Costinha | Strict | Average |

Ruaridh Monroe | Average | Average |

Scott McBeanie | Average | Average |

Sébastien Mittré | Lenient | Lenient |

Sergey Piputkin | Average | Average |

Serwa Attram | Average | Average |

Shahzad Abu Shakra | Average | Average |

Sheamus McArthur | Strict | Average |

Siem Decauwer | Lenient | Average |

Stefan Häsenecker | Lenient | Average |

Steffen Schwurbel | Strict | Average |

Sung-Kwan Cho | Average | Average |

Sven Solomonsson | Strict | Average |

Thorvald Oedegaard | Average | Strict |

Timothée Géroux | Average | Average |

Torjus Løken | Lenient | Average |

Valente Larrazábal | Strict | Average |

Viggo Toksvig | Strict | Lenient |

Vincent Lentvogt | Average | Average |

Vyacheslav Bondartchuk | Average | Average |

Wesley Vangorten | Average | Lenient |

Wilson Guiremes Sans | Average | Strict |

Wilson Mountland | Lenient | Average |

Wouter Wiegerink | Average | Average |

Xavier Aguilar Ramírez | Average | Lenient |

Yasuto Arakida | Average | Average |

Yoon-Fang Lee | Lenient | Lenient |

Yusri Kao | Average | Average |

Zachariasz Krzywicki | Average | Average |

Zamfir Izbașa | Average | Average |

Zhi-xiang Qun | Average | Strict |