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Referee Watch – Keith Hill

Barring any late changes, Keith Hill of Hertfordshire will be in the middle for Blues’ Championship game against Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon. Here is a look at his stats.

Season Performance

Mr Hill has taken charge of seven games this season, showing sixteen yellow cards and one red. Of those games one has been in the Championship yielding three yellow cards. Last season, Mr Hill took charge of twelve games, handing out forty-seven yellow cards and sending off three players. Of those games, one was in the Championship which yielded five yellow cards.

Last Blues Game Refereed

The last game Mr Hill refereed involving Blues was the match between Birmingham City and Millwall which finished a one-one draw. In that game Mr Hill booked five players – Jonathan Spector, Paul Robinson, Nikola Zigic and Callum Reilly of Blues and Chris Taylor of Millwall but the game is better remembered for the goal that was ruled in and out twice before it was finally chalked off for offside.

Last Championship Game Refereed

The last game at this level that Mr Hill officiated in was the 3-0 away win for Derby over Yeovil at Huish Park on August 24. In that game, Mr Hill booked three players – Ed Upson of Yeovil and Jeff Hendrick and John Eustace of Derby County.

Suspension Watch

5 yellow cards – Paul Robinson (one match suspension served)
3 yellow cards – Neal Eardley and Dan Burn
2 yellow cards – Tom Adeyemi and Jonathan Spector
1 yellow card –   Darren Ambrose, Lee Novak, Koby Arthur, Wade Elliott, Shane Ferguson Kyle Bartley 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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