Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Mason Takes Charge Of Villa Clash

Mason Takes Charge Of Villa Clash

Lee Mason from Lancashire will referee the R`s Carling Cup Third Round clash with Premier League Aston Villa.

Premier League official Mr. Mason has had a great deal of experience with the top flight, as well as refereeing numerous games in the Championship as he yo-yo`s more than West Bromwich Albion between the two.

Beginning his league officiating in 2002, 36 year old Lee Mason has moved up the refereeing ladder with relative speed, refereeing his first two Premier League games in 2006, both involving the upcoming opponents Aston Villa.

A trip to the Millennium Stadium at the end of the campaign Barnsley beat Swansea with Daniel Nardiello bagging a vital goal as the Tykes took to the Championship.

Mr. Mason first met the R`s back in 2003, where he saw Gareth Ainsworth stick away two goal of the season contenders away at Rushden & Diamonds. Rangers went on to draw the game 3-3, after being 3-1 up for a long period. He booked four a piece from each side.

A rare Georges Santos goal was in evidence when Mr. Mason next officiated the R`s. Unfortunately for Rangers it ended in defeat against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. Joe Kinnear`s red`s took control of the fixture courtesy of a header form Jack Lester.

He did not referee the R`s in their first season in the Championship - but in the subsequent season, he oversaw two Rangers fixtures. The 3-1 home defeat against Ipswich Town, where Simon Walton netted from the spot for the Tractor Boys, whilst the R`s caused a stir, somehow drawing 3-3 against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthornes, with maligned Marc Nygaard netting the equaliser.

Rangers were struggling under John Gregory when Mason next presided over a Rangers game, and Mikele Leigertwood`s rasping drive from distance took the pressure off in a 1-1 draw away at Leicester City.

So far this season Mr. Mason has been dishing out the cards left, right and centre, in four games he has dished out 12 yellows and a red; departed Reading defender Ibrahima Sonko given his marching orders at the Valley.

Mr. Mason & Queens Park Rangers

Rushden & Diamonds 3-3 QPR - 25th August 2003.
Goals: Darby 16, Hall 82, Lowe 90; Ainsworth 37,45, Furlong 53.
Booked: Stuart Gray, Gary Mills, Billy Turley, Paul Underwood; Marcus Bean, Gino Padula, Martin Rowlands, Danny Shittu.

Nottingham Forest 2-1 QPR - 4th December 2004
Goals: Reid 15, Lester 58; Santos 49.
Booked: Andy Reid, Alan Rodgers; Georges Santos.

QPR 1-3 Ipswich Town - 25th August 2006.
Goals: Gallen 58; Walton 62pen, De Vos 68, Bowditch 86.
Booked: None.

Leicester City 1-1 QPR - 15th September 2007.
Goals: Hume 63pen; Leigertwood 82.
Booked: Gareth McAuley; Mikele Leigertwood.

We want to know YOUR thoughts!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Boxer
Date:Monday September 22 2008
Time: 7:54AM

Comments

0
makes no odds, you lot will still get murdered by villa.
Stig
22/09/2008 12:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Northampton Town 1-1 QPR

El-Khayati strike cancelled out by late Revell volley

QPR Season in Review - May

THE final instalment of the 2015/16 season review - as Ryan Forrester rounds things up

QPR Season in Review - April

THE penultimate month of the 2015/16 season as Ryan Forrester runs the rule over QPR last time out.

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Boxer
Editor email
Profile
sandydl
no email
Profile
Superhoop50
no email
Profile
danielqpr
no email
Profile
JackSupple
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Bristol City
Suggested By:
Ingram11%
Onuoha1%
Hall2%
Hill11%
Kpekawa1%
Gladwin1%
Henry16%
Faurlin51%
El-Khayati0%
Chery2%
Washington2%
Hoilett0%
Petrasso1%
Polter1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)