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Referee Jones to boss Newcastle United game

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Newcastle United v Fulham

Premiership Match Day 20 22/23 at St. James' Park

Sunday 15 January 2023    KO: 14:00

Referee: Robert Jones (Wirral)

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Referee: Robert Jones (Wirral)

Referee Robert Jones
Robert Jones (Wirral)

Referee Robert Jones has been refing and running the line from local leagues to the Football League for some 20 years.

Mr Jones was promoted to the Football League list in 2016, having previously refereed at National League and the Women’s Super League One level for two years. He was promoted to Select Group 1 (Premier League) in August 2020.

Referee Robert Jones last refed Fulham in April 2022 when we lost 2-1 away at Derby. He booked four Derby players and Joe Bryan for a foul in the 96th minute. Fabio Carvalho scored our only goal.

In the previous season, 2021/2022, Mr Jones last refed Fulham in February 2021 when we lost to Leicester City 2-0 in the Premiership. He booked four players, three of them Fulham players, Harrison Reed (24,f), Ola Aina (59,f) and Ivan Cavaleiro (89,f).

Earlier in the season, 20/21, he refed thehome 0-0 draw with Brighton in December 2020. He booked one player, Antonee Robinson, for a foul in the 76th minute.

He also refed us in November 2020 when we lost 1-0 away at West Ham, the Lookman penalty miss game. He booked two players from each team, the Fulham players were Aleksandar Mitrovic (55,f) and Ruben Loftus-Cheek (88,not retreating).

In the season before, 19/20, in July 2020 Mr Jones also refed us when we won 1-0 away at Nottingham Forest . Mr Jones yellow carded two players from each team The Fulham cards were for Josh Onomah in the 44th minute for arguing and Denis Odoi in the 95th minute for a foul.

Mr Jones had also refed Fulham earlier in the season 2019 when we lost 1-0 to Southampton in the League Cup at the Cottage. It was the night of the lone flag waver. Mr Jones booked four players two from each team, for Fulham Stefan Johansen (47,f) and Maxime Le Marchand (71,f).

Prior to the Southampton game Mr Jones had only refed one Fulham game back in Feb 2018 when we drew away at Bolton 1-1 and Mr Jones booked two Bolton players and Fulham's Stefan Johansen for timewasting in the 60th minute.

Newcastle United last had the pleasure of Mr Jones' company in November 2022 when they beat Chelsea 1-0 at home. Mr Jones booked five Newcastle players and two Chelsea players

Last season Mr Jones officiated at 26 matches issuing 85 yellow cards and one reds, so some 3.3 yellows per game. This season so far he has bossed 15 games dishing out 55 yellows and no reds, so some 3.7 yellows per game.

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