Match Day Officials v Rotherham (11/2/17)

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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Rotherham United this Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers travel to Rotherham United on Saturday February 11 for the game at the New York Stadium and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Oliver Langford
Linesmen: Mark Dwyer and Mark Russell
Fourth Official: Andrew Madley

Match Day referee Langford has officiated 31 games in 2016/17 with a return of 104 yellows and five 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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