Esther Staubli (born 3 October 1979) is a Swiss football referee. German-speaking Staubli is 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) tall and has been on the FIFA International Referees List since 2006. An agronomist by trade, Staubli also lectures in a university.
Staubli (left) with Christen Press in March 2015
|Full name||Esther Staubli|
3 October 1979|
|2014–||Swiss Challenge League||Referee|
She was selected to referee the 2015 UEFA Women's Champions League Final.
In 2014, she was voted fourth in the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) World's Best Woman Referee, behind winner Bibiana Steinhaus.
In 2017, Staubli became the first woman to officiate in a Men's U-17 World Cup as a referee, when she took charge of group stage match between Japan and New Caledonia at the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India.
- "Esther STAUBLI". FIFA. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
- Zürcher, Christian (26 September 2014). "Eine grosse Prüfung für die Schiedsrichterin" (in German). Tages-Anzeiger. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
- "22 referees, 7 support referees and 44 assistant referees appointed for FIFA Women's World Cup 2015™". FIFA.com. 30 March 2015.
- "Referees and Assistant Referees for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™" (PDF). FIFA.com.
- "THE WORLD'S BEST WOMAN REFEREE 2014". International Federation of Football History & Statistics. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
- Bingesser, Felix (25 September 2014). "Bravo, Frau Staubli! Schiri-Frau brilliert bei Debüt" (in German). Blick. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
- FIFA.com. "FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 - News - First female referee to officiate at FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
- FIFA.com. "FIFA Women's World Cup 2019™ - News - Match officials appointed for FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
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