Referee stats Premier League 2012/2013: referees doing a good job. And did you know that referees do more in-game high speed runs than players? Check out the most remarkable referee statistics from the 2012-2013 Season Review by the organisation of the highest football league in England. 21% drop in red cards last season. That’s also caused due to a decrease of 33% in second yellow cards. Players behave better after they got their first yellow card. 176 in-game high speed runs. Referees have more of those runs with speed above 20 km/h than players, who do 175 sprints on average (with speed above 20 km/h) per match. 50 sprints per…
Referee Peter Walton forgot his cards in the match between Everton and Birmingham City. It looked a bit odd, but he still got ‘cards’ from his pocket and put ‘them’ in the air. From what I’ve read, he gave the cards in the break. Anyone seen a video from that?