Date: 12th December 2016 at 4:26am
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Brighton this Tuesday.

Blackburn Rovers host Brighton on Tuesday December 13 for the game at Ewood Park and the match carries a 7.45pm kick off.

Referee: Oliver Langford
Linesmen: Mark Dwyer and James Wilson
Fourth Official: Jeremy Simpson

Match Day referee Langford has officiated 20 games in 2016/17 with a return of 65 yellows and two red cards.

His highest card count this season was nine yellows in the game between Swindon Town and Bristol Rovers.

He took in 41 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 99 yellow cards and four red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Burton Albion and Millwall on December 1 with a total of seven yellows being shown, along with one red.

Langford is a very experienced match official, with eight seasons as an EFL referee under his belt. As part of the PGMO development programme, he has officiated in the Dallas Cup and Algarve Cup. He has now refereed nearly 200 EFL matches.

Source – EFL.

Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of our players edge closer to automatic bans.

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