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Referee Report in Association with EZE Group – Graham Salisbury

Barring any late changes, Graham Salisbury of Lancashire will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship game against Cardiff City today. Here is a look at his stats.

Season Performance

Mr Salisbury has taken charge of 28 games so far this season, showing 110 yellow cards and six reds. Of those games, twelve were in the Championship and in those games Mr Salisbury has shown 43 yellow cards and sent off one player.

Last Blues Game Refereed

The last game involving Blues that Mr Salisbury took charge of was the season opener against Middlesbrough which finished as a 2-0 defeat to the Blues. In that game Mr Salisbury booked two players – Daniel Ayala of Middlesbrough and Neal Eardley of Blues.

Last Championship Game Refereed

The last game at this level Mr Salisbury was in the middle for was the match between Wolves and Fulham last month. Mr Salisbury kept his cards in his pocket for the entire game, booking no-one.

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), Stephen Gleeson (three matches of a three match ban served).

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