Media Release

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Match day preview for 2 July 2006

Match day preview - no matches on 2 July 2006

After the quarterfinals of the current FIFA World Cup, another six referees will have joined the list of half a dozen referees having officiated four games at a FIFA World Cup tournament between 1930 and 1994. To date, no referee has ever been assigned to five matches in one competition.

o ARCHUNDIA Benito (MEX),

o DE BLEECKERE Frank (BEL),

o ELIZONDO Horacio (ARG),

o MEDINA CANTALEJO Luis (ESP),

o MICHEL Lubos (SVK) and

o ROSETTI Roberto (ITA).

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 30 June 2006