Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup clash to be refereed by woman for first time

first_img Frappart took charge of the Women’s World Cup final earlier this summer Getty Images – Getty deals targets TROPHY What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas REVEALED FAREWELL 2 LATEST Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions OFF Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Frappart, 35, was born in Val-d’Oise, France Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week Luton vs Middlesbrough (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORTSalford City vs Stevenage (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Brentford vs Birmingham (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Nottingham Forest vs West Brom (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Liverpool (Sunday, 3pm) – talkSPORTBristol City vs Leeds United (Sunday, 4:30pm) – talkSPORT 2 The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS New job center_img 2 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update BIG PRESENTS UP TOP latest The FA’s Head of On-Field Discipline Tarik Shamel on new rules and law changes in the Premier LeagueThe French official will be joined by the two female assistant referees who worked with her in last month’s Women’s World Cup final: compatriot Manuela Nicolosi and Ireland’s Michelle O’Neal.The 35-year-old became the first female to referee a Ligue 1 match in April, when she officiated a game between Amiens and Strasbourg. Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ Getty Images – Getty But she is not the first woman to be assigned to a competitive men’s match by UEFA, as Switzerland’s Nicole Petignat refereed three UEFA Cup qualifying round games between 2004 and 2009.In a statement, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said: “As an organisation, we place the utmost importance on the development of women’s football in all areas. Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Liverpool and Chelsea’s UEFA Super Cup clash later this month will be officiated by the first female to referee a major European men’s game.Stephanie Frappart will take charge of the European showpiece in Istanbul on August 14 to cap a year which saw her officiate a men’s Ligue 1 match and also be promoted to an elite pool of officials for French top flight matches in 2019/20. “I hope the skill and devotion that Stephanie has shown throughout her career to reach this level will provide inspiration to millions of girls and women around Europe and show them there should be no barriers in order to reach one’s dream.”UEFA chief refereeing officer Roberto Rosetti added that Frappart “fully deserves” her chance on this stage and said he hopes “this match will provide her with yet more experience as she enters the prime of her refereeing career”. LIVE on talkSPORT Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:03Loaded: 8.03%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:03 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers The three women on the pitch at Besiktas Park will be backed by an all-male supporting cast, with Turkey’s Cuneyt Cakir acting as fourth official and Frenchman Clement Turpin leading the VAR unit.The Super Cup is played between the winners of last season’s Champions League and Europa League, and is often considered to be the curtain-raiser for the European season.last_img read more