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RUFC - Ref Watch v Gillingham

RUFC - Ref Watch v Gillingham
Mr Richard Beeby from Northamptonshire

Born on 11th February 1962 Richard works as a planning officer in local government and is a life member at Northamptonshire CCC, whilst also enjoying a game of golf.
He was promoted to The National List of Referees in 1999 and has had a successful career to date refereeing FL Play Off Semi Finals in 2004, 2005 and 2007, and a final in 2004.
In season 2004-05 he refereed matches in the Premier League and in 2005 he refereed the FA Vase Final.
When asked why he became a Referee, he said,
'I played locally in Northampton as a goalkeeper and broke my neck in a challenge. I couldn't play following this incident so became an Assistant Manager but whilst I enjoyed the coaching, I was bored during the game itself. I wanted to be active during the match so I attended the referee`s course and loved it'.

His most recent appointments to Millers games are as follows...

27th October 2007....Dagenham 0-2 Millers....1 yellow

3rd January 2005....Millwall 1-2 Millers....3 yellows

4th December 2004....Brighton 1-0 Millers....3 yellows

7th February 2004....Millers 5-1 Reading....3 yellows

So far this season Richard has taken charge of 15 games, showing 33 yellows and 4 reds.
His most recent red card was for violent conduct by Watford's Tamas Priskin for lashing out at Cardiff's Darren Purse during the 2-2 draw at Vicarage Road on October 21st

Record in Recent Years
2008-09....15 games....33 yellows....4 reds
2007-08....36 games....76 yellows....5 reds
2006-07....38 games....111 yellows....9 reds
2005-06....30 games....84 yellows....8 reds
2004-05....38 games....99 yellows....8 reds
2003-04....34 games....95 yellows....10 reds

Richard will be assisted at Gillingham by...
Gary JN Jerden from Essex
Paul W Mellin from Surrey
The Fourth Official will be...
Ian J Crouch from London

Thanks to Zipadeedoodah for this article

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Wednesday November 12 2008
Time: 4:29PM

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Not done too bad when he's been in charge have we
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12/11/2008 23:00:00
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