Gav-in

By Ob790
Last updated : 13 March 2013

Gavin Ward started refereeing at the age of thirteen in Kent and progressed through the Kent and Isthmian Leagues. He spent five seasons as a National List, Select Group and FIFA assistant referee. For the 2007 Carling Cup Final he was the first match official to be appointed as ‘reserve assistant’ in a major domestic Cup Final.

 

From the 2007/08 season Gavin Ward was promoted to the referees National List and his first match saw him produce a red card after just 19 minutes when Barnet’s defender Devera was sent off in their 2-1 home defeat to Hereford on 18 August 2007.

 

His last Brentford match saw both sides reduced to ten men in the first half as the Bees won 3-1 at Colchester on Boxing Day 2012. Tom Adeyemi was the Brenford player who was sent-off.

 

His last match was a 4-1 win for Brighton at home to Huddersfield on 2 March 2013.

 

In all the football league referees Gavin Ward has produced the most red cards this season.

 

Past Seasons Record:

 

Season:

Matches:

Yellow Cards:

Red Cards:

2012/13

30

101

10

2011/12

35

110

5

2010/11

33

96

3

2009/10

31

110

5

2008/09

30

81

3

2007/08

27

77

9

 

Gavin Ward & PNE:

 

Date:

Match:

PNE Goalscorers:

Cards:

PNE Bookings:

30/10/2010

Leicester 1 PNE 0

None

2 Y

Brown

16/01/2010

Bristol C. 4 PNE 2

Brown; Wallace

4 Y

Carter; Wallace

 

His assistants are Ian Rathbone from Northamptonshire and Lee Venamore from Kent. The fourth Official is David Margetts.                                                                                            

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