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Referee Brooks to boss the Wolves game

last updated Friday 12th August 2022, 3:51 PM

Match Referee News

Wolverhampton Wanderers vrs Fulham

Premier League Match Day 02 22/23 at Molineux

Saturday 13th August 2022     KO: 15:00

Referee: John Brooks (Leicestershire)

Referee: John Brooks (Leicestershire)

Referee Andy Davies
John Brooks
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John Brooks started refereeing in 2004 in local leagues throughout Leicestershire, when he was 14.

In 20014/15 he started refereeing in the Conference League, moved up to the Football League in season 2016-17 and then the Championship in 2018/19.

He became part of the Select Group 2 of full time referees in 19/20, meaning that he can officiate matches at Premier League and Football League level, whilst he also joined the FIFA International Referees List as an assistant referee earlier this year.

Ref Brooks was promoted to the Select Group 1 at the start of the 2021/2022 season.

Mr Brooks has only had the pleasure of bossing two Fulham game so far, the most recent of which was the 1-1 away draw at Wigan in July 2020. He booked seven players four of which were from Fulham, Denis Odoi, Josh Onomah, Neeskens Kebano and Michael Hector all for fouls. Neeskens Kebano was Fulham's goal scorer

which was the 3-2 home victory over Luton in October 2019. He booked one piayer, Tom Cairney for a foul in the 73rd minute. Aleksandar Mitrovic scored all three Fulham goals

The last time Ref Brooks bossed a Wolves game was in December 2021 when he was in the middle for Wolves home 0-0 draw with Burnley. He yellow carded five players, two from the Wolves team.

Last season he officiated at 18 matches issuing 64 yellow cards and 1 reds, so 3.6 yellows per game.

His busiest game in recent times was Brighton against Aston villa in February 2022 when he booked nine players.

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