Fred Graham will be the man in charge of this Saturday’s clash between MK Dons and Bury at stadiummk.
This weekend will be Essex-based Graham’s first visit to MK1 since 15th September 2010 when he took control of the Dons’ 2-0 victory over Southampton, showing only a solitary yellow card to both teams, with Luke Chadwick the man booked for Karl Robinson’s side.
Having officiated in the Football League since 2004, Graham has refereed a total of five Dons matches branding out 20 bookings, while showing a red card to Brentford-man Pim Balkestein during the Dons’ win over the Bees in November 2010. The Dons have won the last three fixtures that Graham has been in charge of.
Graham, 48, has dished out 70 yellow cards and one red card in his 21 matches so far this season, sending off Aldershot Town defender Ben Herd in the meeting between the Shots and Rochdale after an off-the-ball incident in the 90th minute. Graham’s last appointment came on New Year’s Day, where produced only one yellow card during Oxford United’s win over rivals Cheltenham Town.
The full list of officials for Saturday is as follows:
Referee: Fred Graham (Essex)
Assistant Referees: John Magill (Essex) and Oleksandr Saliy (Middlesex)
Fourth Official: Ian Rathbone (Northamptonshire)