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Chris Kavanagh to ref QPR game

last updated Thursday 15th March 2018, 11:10 AM

Match Referee News

Fulham vrs Queens Park Rangers

Championship Match Day 38 1718 at Craven Cottage

Saturday 17th March 2018     KO: 15:00

Referee: Chris Kavanagh (Lancashire)

Referee: Chris Kavanagh (Lancashire)

Referee Chris Kavanagh
Chris Kavanagh

Referee Chris Kavanagh started refereeing in 1998 at the age of 13 years old. At age 29 years he was promoted to referee in the Blue Square Conference in season 2012-13 and then in the Football League in the 2014/2015 season.

In the summer of 2016 he was promoted the Select Group 2 and therefore will be employed on a full time basis. Mr Kavanagh then became a Select Group 1 referee for the 2017/18 season.

Mr Kavanagh refed two Fulham games last season but none so far this season.

The first of the two games last season was the 1-1 away draw at Leeds in the August when he yellow carded Denis Odoi for a foul and Bartley of Leeds also for a foul. Leeds grabbed a draw with a 93rd minute goal.

His second game was the 3-1 home defeat by Wolves on the 18th March 2017 when he yellow carded three Wolves players and no Fulham players

Mr Kavanagh last reffed QPR in their 3-1 home defeat by Leeds in December 2017. He booked two QPR players and three Leeds players.

Last season he refed 40 games and dished out 133 yellows and 3 reds, so an average 3.3 yellows per game. This season so far he has bossed 23 games and issued 71 yellows, an below average 3.1 cards a match, and 3 reds

Mr Kavanagh's busiest games so far this season were Brighton v Burnley and Watford v Leicester in December last year when he booked six players in each game.

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