Kenny Clark (referee)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the referee. For other persons with similar names, see Ken Clark (disambiguation).

Kenny Clark (born 1 November 1961) is a Scottish former football referee in the Scottish Premier League and was, until 2006 also on the FIFA International list and the 2007-08 season was his final season as a Category 1 Referee. He also works as a lawyer in Dumbarton and is also a popular after dinner speaker.

He refereed the Scottish League Cup Final in 2000, 2003 and 2008. He has also taken charge of the Scottish Cup Final on three occasions, in 2001, 2003 and 2007.

He is noted for officiating the match in which Duncan Ferguson, then of Rangers, head butted John McStay of Raith Rovers. Clark failed to produce even a yellow card for the offence which ultimately resulted in Ferguson receiving a 3 month custodial sentence for assault.

Clark officiated in qualifiers for the 2006 World Cup[1] and Euro 2004.[2] He also served as an assistant referee at the 1992 Olympic tournament in Barcelona.[3] He is known to have refereed international matches during the period from 1997[4] to 2005.[1]

In 2001, he refereed the Cairo Derby.[5]


  1. ^ a b FIFA. "Match Report - Spain - San Marino 5:0 (3:0)". 9 February 2005. Retrieved on 7 June 2013.
  2. ^ UEFA. "San Marino 0-5 Hungary". 11 June 2003. Retrieved on 7 June 2013.
  3. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Spain - Colombia 4:0 (3:0)". 24 July 1992. Retrieved on 7 June 2013.
  4. ^ Kutschera, Ambrosius. "International Matches 1997 - Europe, January-June". RSSSF, 2 February 2005. Retrieved on 7 June 2013.
  5. ^ Gary Rose (26 September 2014). "Five great football derbies of the world you may not know about". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 

External links[edit]