Steve Bennett Refs Chelsea Match

Last updated : 24 January 2010 By Brian Cartlidge

Blues have already had the pleasure of the Kent-based official refereeing two of their games so far this season.

Steve Bennett was the man in the middle for our Premier League home match against Bolton Wanderers on 26th September. Stephen Carr and Roger Johnson were both booked in our 2-1 defeat at St Andrews on that occasion.

Mr Bennett also took charge of our FA Cup 3rd Round tie against Nottingham Forest on 2nd January. Goalkeeper Joe Hart was the only Blues player booked in our 0-0 draw at The City Ground.

In total,Steve Bennett has taken charge of 17 games so far this season in which he has handed out 63 yellow cards and 2 reds

Martin Yerby and Stuart Burt will be Steve Bennett's assistants for the game at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

For a detailed head-to-head between the two sides, click here