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Peter Walton to ref Leicester game

last updated Thursday 08th April 2004, 1:19 PM
Referee Peter Walton From Winwick, Northamptonshire
Referee Peter Walton

Peter Walton started his career in 1986, getting promoted to the Football League Assistant Referee's list in 1993, where he enjoyed one season before being promoted to a Premier League Assistant Referee (1994).

He then progressed on to FIFA as an Assistant Referee in 1996, and in the same season he assisted on the FA Cup Final before officiating in the Euro 96 Championships.

In 1998 he became a Referee on the Football League and in this season, 2003/2004 he is one of the new additions to the Premiership Select Group of officials.

Referee Stats - 2003/2004

Ref Walton has not been a frequent visitor to the Premiership with just 4 games to his name so far in his first season. He appears to whistle just be low average and issue yellows well below average. In the Nationwide he averages between 2 and three yellows a game and 4 reds in 22 games, 3 of those in his last three games!! Philip Dowd is the top whistling and yellow card issuer at the moment with Rob Styles being top red carder with 8 and Mark Halsey being top penalty giver with 5 to his name

  Mr. Walton's Av Premiership Ref
Total Match Avg Total Match Avg
Games 4 14
Fouls 95 23.00 368 26.00
Yellows 3 0.75 42 2.99
Reds 0 0.00 2 0.15
Penalties 1 0.25 2 0.14
Fouls per Yellow - 30.67   8.69
Homer? (2003-2004)
Total Home Away Total
Games Fouls Yellow Red Fouls Yellow Red Fouls Yellow Red
4 43 1 0 49 2 0 92 3 0
  47% 33% 0% 53% 67% 0% - - -
Premiership Average
14 48% 44% 38% 52% 56% 62% 368 42 2

Analysis of Ref Walton's figures show him to have an slight bias against away teams but with just 4 games in the Premiership it is too early to brand him an out and out Homer.He has issued 4 red cards this season in the Nationwide evenly split between home and away squads.Retiring Jeff Winter is still the biggest Homer with 75% of yellows going to away squads.

Mr Walton has reffed 3 Fulham games since 1998 and in those 3 games, all home games, he has booked 2 Fulham players and 8 visiting players. He also sent off a vistor.2003/04
04-01-2004 FA Cup Fulham 2-1 Cheltenham 2y 0r
Bookings: Devaney, Forsyth (Cheltenham)1999/2000
13-11-1999 Division 1 Fulham 1-3 Barnsley 2y 0r
Bookings: Barker, Morgan (Barnsley) 1998/99
26-12-1998 Division 2 Fulham 2-0 Colchester 6y 1r
Bookings: Brevett, Symons (Fulham) Dunne, Greene, Stamps, Wilkins, Emberson (sent off 72) (Colchester)

Since 1998
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