Date: 13th October 2016 at 12:53am
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Ipswich Town this Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers host Ipswich Town on Saturday October 15 for the game at Ewood Park and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Geoff Eltringham
Linesmen: Akil Howson and Darren Strain
Fourth Official: Scott Duncan

Match Day referee Eltringham has officiated 11 games in 2016/17 with a return of 35 yellow cards and two red cards.

He took charge of 37 matches in 2015/16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 93 yellow cards and eight red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Bolton and Birmingham on October 20 with a total of seven yellow cards shown. On January 2 between Chesterfield and Shrewsbury he also showed six yellow cards and one red card.

A talented footballer in his youth, Eltringham started refereeing aged 16. He was appointed to the EFL Referees List in 2009/10, and was the fourth official in the League Two Play-Off Final between Bradford City and Northampton Town 2013.

Source – EFL.

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

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