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Referee Watch – Fred Graham

Barring any late changes, Fred Graham of Essex will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship clash with Yeovil Town at St Andrews today. Here is a look at his stats.

Season Performance

Mr Graham has taken charge of nineteen games so far this season, showing seventy yellow cards and one red. Of those games, four have been in the Championship and in those games he has awarded fourteen cautions.

Last Blues Game Refereed

The last game involving Blues that Mr Graham took charge of was the home game against Hull City nearly two years ago on Valentine’s day 2012. In that game he handed out one solitary booking to Steven Caldwell

Last Championship Game Refereed

The last game at this level that Mr Graham took charge of was the draw between Charlton and Sheffield Wednesday at the end of December. In that game he booked four players – Cedric Evina and Danny Green of Charlton along with Liam Palmer and Stephen McPhail of Sheffield Wednesday.

Suspension Watch

1 red card – Wade Elliott (three match suspension served), Kyle Bartley (one match suspension served)

9 yellow cards – Paul Robinson (one match suspension served)
4 yellow cards –  Kyle Bartley
3 yellow cards – Neal Eardley, Olly Lee,  Tom Adeyemi, Lee Novak, and Jonathan Spector
2 yellow cards – Paul Caddis, Callum Reilly, Nikola Zigic, Mitch Hancox, and Shane Ferguson
1 yellow card –  Darren Ambrose, Koby Arthur, Wade Elliott, Matt Green,  Colin Doyle, David Murphy, Darren Randolph, Hayden Mullins,  Chris Burke and Andrew Shinnie

The “cut-off” point where a fifth yellow card will no longer attract a suspension is after December 31 2013 and the point where a tenth yellow card will no longer attract a suspension is after April 13 2014.

All referee stats via Soccerbase

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