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Peter Bankes

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Peter Bankes
Full name Peter Bankes
Born (1982-05-18) 18 May 1982 (age 42)
Lancashire, England

Peter Bankes (born 18 May 1982) is a English football referee. He officiates games in the Premier League and EFL Championship.[1][2][3]

Career[change | change source]

Bankes was moved into the Select Group 1 referee pool ahead of the 2019–20 campaign after joining Select Group 2 three seasons prior.[4] On 31 August 2019, Bankes refereed his first Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth and issued a total of four yellow cards throughout the game.[5] On 22 February 2020, Bankes showed his first Premier League red card to Newcastle United player Valentino Lazaro after Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha, who was through on goal.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bankes Football Referee". football-lineups.com. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  2. "Peter Bankes Referee Statistics". www.whoscored.com. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  3. "Peter Bankes - Matches as referee". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  4. "Bankes promoted to Select Group 1". Premier League. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  5. Hafez, Shamoon (31 August 2019). "Bankes referees his first Premier League game in Leicester victory". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  6. Chowdhury, Saj (22 February 2020). "Bankes show first red card in Crystal Palace victory over Newcastle". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 February 2021.