Burnley will be coming face to face with Dorset referee Keith Stroud for the first time when we visit
So far this season, in just seven games he has handed out no fewer than thirty-five yellow and two red cards.
Apart from that he has handed out three yellow cards in one game, four in another, five in each of three more, and six and seven in the other two and has already been the subject of a number of outbursts from various managers.
At least he hasn’t gone overboard with booking away players, although all five in the Sheffield United v Preston game went
Last season, his first on the list, he handed out just the one red card but went way over the hundred when it comes to yellow cards and there has not been a game yet where he hasn’t issued any cards.
We’ve not seen him before – so we have little idea on how he might perform, other than the fact that we can expect some cards.
He will be assisted by Kevin Barnes (Wiltshire) and Keith Buller (