Bio
Keith Cooper
Born: 1948-03-21
Intl. since:
Hometown: Pontypridd
Country: Wales
Speaks: English, Welsh
Occupation: commentator & football pundit
Hobbies:

Starting as a linesman in 1975 Keith Cooper became a referee in 1977 at twenty nine.

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Cooper took charge of the League Cup final between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Wembly in 1994.

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Internationally Cooper was active from 1987. We've found a comment that Cooper wore his FIFA badge for five years, but we are not sure.

after

When retired Cooper became a Referees' Officer for Wales. After the retirement of that position Keith started contributing to radio broadcasts, mostly giving his opinion about refereeing decisions.

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  • As a commentator Cooper is known for being a strong supporter of returning to the old off-side rules.
  • Before his officiating career Cooper was a player for Cardiff City.
Statistics
Statistics for KEITH COOPER
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 3 2 5
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 2 7 9
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.21 0.14 0.18
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0.14 0.5 0.32
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 14 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR KEITH COOPER
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
UEFA Cup 1993 - 1994
2nd roundCagliariTrabzonspor1993-11-030 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1992 - 1993
1st roundRosenborgDinamo Moskva1992-09-302 - 0 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1991 - 1992
1st roundAA GentLausanne Sport1991-09-170 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1990 - 1991
2nd roundBrøndbyFerencváros1990-10-243 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundLeverkusenTwente1990-09-191 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
SwitzerlandUSA1990-06-022 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Northern IrelandFrance1988-04-270 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup 1989 - 1990
2nd roundHonvédBenfica1989-10-180 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
1st roundSparta PragueFenerbahce SK1989-09-133 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
WC 1990 qualifiers - Europe
IcelandGermany DR1989-09-060 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1988 - 1989
2nd roundKSV WaregemDynamo Dresden1988-11-092 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
1st roundMalmöTorpedo Moskva1988-09-072 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 1988 qualifiers
IrelandLuxembourg1987-09-092 - 1 4 (1-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1985 - 1986
1st roundHammarbyPirin FC1985-10-024 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)