Referee George Smith
George Smith
  • Formally George Brian Smith, born on 14th October, 1943.
  • Most commonly listed as G. B. Smith; also seen as G. Smith.
  • Refereed at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
  • Took charge of 3 Scottish Cup finals in 1980 (Celtic v Rangers), 1988 (Celtic v Dundee United) and 1990 (Aberdeen v Celtic).
  • Was also a prominent cricket umpire.
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- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 22.01.1972 Kilmarnock [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 22) 0 1-penalty.png - - 0 0 L0-5
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 23.09.1972 Airdrieonians [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 4) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 18.08.1973 St Johnstone [a] L1-5 (League Cup Section 3 - game 3) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 30.03.1974 Arbroath [a] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 27) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 31.08.1974 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 1) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 15.11.1975 East Fife [h] W5-0 (SFL First Division - game 12) 1-penalty.png 0 - - 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 01.01.1977 Rangers [a] L0-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 15) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 12.01.1977 Aberdeen [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 17) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 16.04.1977 Aberdeen [a] W2-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 33) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 13.09.1977 Bristol City [h] W2-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 04.02.1978 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 22) 1-penalty.png 0 - - 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 30.09.1978 Aberdeen [a] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 7) 1-penalty.png 1-penalty.png - - 0 0 D5-5
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 10.03.1979 Dumbarton [a] W1-0 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 07.08.1979 Dunfermline Athletic [a] W1-0 (Anglo-Scottish Cup Preliminary Round, 2nd leg) agg: W2-1 1-penalty.png 0 - - 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 29.08.1979 Albion Rovers [h] D2-2 (League Cup 2nd Round, 1st leg) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 20.09.1980 Aberdeen [h] L0-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 6) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 20.10.1980 Celtic [a] L1-2 (League Cup Quarter Final, 2nd leg) aet; agg: L1-3 0 0 - - 1-red-card.png 0 L0-4
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 19.08.1981 Dundee United [h] L1-2 (League Cup Section 4 - game 4) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 24.04.1982 Celtic [h] L0-3 (SFL Premier Division - game 32) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 12.03.1983 Aberdeen [h] L1-2 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 31.12.1983 Kilmarnock [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 21) 0 1-penalty.png - - 0 0 L0-5
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 01.01.1985 Clyde [a] L0-1 (SFL First Division - game 22) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 16.11.1985 Alloa Athletic [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 15) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 20.10.1987 Dumbarton [a] L2-4 (SFL First Division - game 15) 0 1-penalty.png - - 0 0 L0-5
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 27.02.1988 Clydebank [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 34) 1-penalty.png 0 - - 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 12.03.1988 Celtic [h] L0-3 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final) 0 0 - - 1-red-card.png 0 L0-4
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 16.04.1988 Forfar Athletic [a] L0-1 (SFL First Division - game 41) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 08.10.1988 Clydebank [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 9) 1-penalty.png 0 - - 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 04.05.1991 Airdrieonians [h] L0-2 (SFL First Division - game 38) 0 1-penalty.png - - 0 0 L0-5
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 28.08.1991 Rangers [h] L0-2 (League Cup 3rd Round) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png George Smith (Edinburgh) 11.01.1992 Clydebank [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 29) 0 0 - - 0 1-red-card.png W4-0
0 31 ← Totals → 31 6 5 0 0 2 1 W34-33
George Smith's Summary
Average crime count per game 2.16 pts
The crime count % balance 51-49 in favour of Thistle
Thistle's ppg (@ 3pts per win) 1.355 (W12 D6 L13)
compiled to our All Games criteria @ 28-Oct-2022
Thistle's Historical Summary
Average crime count per game ᵃ 1.417 pts
Average crime count per game ᵇ 1.098 pts
The crime count % balance 48-52 to Thistle's detriment
Thistle's ppg (@ 3pts per win) 1.406 (W2675 D1397 L2631)
from 1886-87 to 1996-97 (see crime count notes)
from 1997-98 to date (see crime count notes)
compiled to our All Games criteria @ 04-Feb-2023

crime-count.png Crime Count notes
penalty.png 5 pts are allocated for a penalty, in favour of whichever team is awarded the kick. Our data is comprehensive from 1891-92 (the season of introduction) to date.
yellow-card.png 1 pt is allocated for any given player's first yellow card, the point being in Thistle's favour when an opponent is booked and vice-versa. Second yellows are always ignored as superfluous. We introduce the yellow card count from season 1997-98 onwards as our records are comprehensive and meaningful from that season onwards. Official cautions began in the 1940s and we continue to (casually) build such data with a view to, perhaps, setting an earlier date for our yellow card analysis. Incidentally, the actual yellow card was first introduced to the Scottish domestic game in season 1979-80.
red-card.png 4 pts are allocated for sending offs, the points being in Thistle's favour when an opponent is sent-off and vice-versa. Our crime count database is 'open for business' from 1886-87 onwards as this was the first season that the English FA decreed that the referee had the power to send a player off, although the first known in a Scottish game wasn't until a season later and the first known in a Thistle game wasn't until 1891. Our data is comprehensive from then to the present day. As per the yellow, the actual red card was first introduced to the Scottish domestic game in season 1979-80.

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