Bibiana Steinhaus set to become first female Bundesliga referee this weekend

The 38-year-old police officer – reportedly the partner of former ref Howard Webb – has been officiating in the German second tier since the 2007/08 season, and was recently handed the big promotion to the nation's top tier.

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