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Referee Watch in Association with EZE Group – Simon Hooper

Barring any late changes, Simon Hooper of Wiltshire will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship game at home against Millwall tonight. Here is a look at his stats.

Season Performance

Mr Hooper has taken charge of twenty-six games so far this season, showing eighty-two yellow cards and three reds. Of those games, twelve have been in this division and in those games he has given out forty-five cautions and sent off two players.

Last Blues Match Refereed

This will be Mr Hooper’s third Blues match of the season, with his last being the 3-1 away win against Nottingham Forest at the end of December. In that game he booked two players – Henri Lansbury of Forest and Clayton Donaldson for Blues.

Last Championship Game Refereed

The last game in this division that Mr Hooper was in the middle for was Saturday’s game between Norwich City and  Blackpool. In that game he booked three Blackpool players – Darren O’Dea, Mark Waddington and Joe Rothwell.

Suspension Watch

One Red Card: Darren Randolph (one match suspension served), Wes Thomas (three matches of a three match ban served), Neal Eardley (one match of a one match ban served).

7 Yellow Cards: Paul Robinson
5 Yellow Cards: David Cotterill
4 Yellow Cards: David Davis
3 Yellow Cards: Jonathan Grounds, Wes Thomas and Stephen Gleeson
2 Yellow Cards: Paul Caddis, Andrew Shinnie, Neal Eardley and Demarai Gray
1 Yellow Card: Koby Arthur, Jonathan Spector, Michael Morrison, Clayton Donaldson, Mitch Hancox, Mark Duffy, Nikola Zigic and Lee Novak

The last date that five yellow cards will attract a suspension is December 31; for ten yellow cards it is April 12.

All referee stats via Soccerbase

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