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Iain Williamson from Berkshire will take charge of this weekend's clash as QPR welcome Burnley to W12.

Mr Williamson was promoted to the football league's referee`s list in 2002 and has taken charge of the R's six times in his career.

On Saturday he will be assisted by Lee Betts (Norfolk) and John Hopkins (Essex) with the fourth official Steve Rubery (Essex)

Thus far this season Mr Williamson has taken charge of 12 games handing out 45 yellow cards and one red - an average of 3.83 cards per game.

Refereeing Rangers

The first time he took charge of QPR was in 2002 as the R's put four past relegation candidates Cheltenham Town.

There was a shock on the cards in W12 as Martin Devaney handed the Robins the lead inside five minutes. Kevin Gallen equalised shortly before half time and the and Michael Duff put through his own net to hand the Rangers a deserved half time lead.

After the break Lee Cook signed off in style after a successful loan spell from Watford, placing home from the left hand side of the area before Paul Furlong rounded off the scoring with the fourth.

The following season he presided over Rangers comfortable win in the LDV Vans trophy. Kidderminster Harriers were the side that went down 2-0 in W12, courtesy of goals from Richard Pacquette and Arthur Gnohere.

Later on that season Mr Williamson oversaw Rangers untimely demise away at Chesterfield. The R's looked second best the entire encounter with some woeful defending contributing to their heavy downfall.

Tony Thorpe had given the R's the lead only for Jamie McMaster and soon to be QPR player Ian Evatt to turn the game on its head. Captain Steve Palmer struck from distance to level the game for Rangers only for Glynn Hurst and Mark Hudson to finish the R`s off and win the game at Saltergate.

Fast-forward then to August 2006 and Gary Waddock`s QPR hosted Championship new boys Southend United under the watchful eye of Mr Williamson. Rangers sewed up the fixture in the first period courtesy of goals from Martin Rowlands and new signing Nick Ward.

The Sky cameras got their first glance at the new-look QPR as Paulo Sousa's side took on table-toppers Wolves. Sousa's men triumphed with the help of a Martin Rowlands wonder-goal - slamming the ball past Wayne Hennessey from distance.

Mr Williamson & Queens Park Rangers

QPR 4-1 Cheltenham Town - 18/03/2003
Goals: Kevin Gallen 40, Michael Duff 45og, Lee Cook 55, Paul Furlong 63; Martin Devaney 5.
Yellow Cards: Lee Cook; John Finnigan, Damian Spencer.

QPR 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers - 14/10/2003.
Goals: Richard Pacquette 40, Arthur Gnohere 81.
Yellow Cards: Richard Pacquette, Eric Sabin.

Chesterfield 4-2 QPR - 31/01/2004
Goals: Jamie McMaster 31, Ian Evatt 50, Glynn Hurst 65, Mark Hudson 79; Tony Thorpe 11, Steve Palmer 53.
Yellow Cards: Glynn Hurst, Gus Uhlenbeek; Gino Padula, Martin Rowlands.

QPR 2-0 Southend United - 12/08/2006
Goals: Martin Rowlands 31, Nick Ward 41.
Yellow Cards: Dexter Blackstock, Ray Jones, Matthew Rose; Luke Guttridge.

QPR 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers - 06/12/2008
Goals: Martin Rowlands 63
Yellow Cards: Martin Rowlands, Michael Mancienne




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Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday October 28 2010
Time: 12:00PM

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