Date: 11th October 2017 at 8:40pm
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Oldham Athletic and Blackburn Rovers this Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers travel to Oldham Athletic on Saturday October 14 for the game at Boundary Park and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Darren Handley
Assistant Refs: Richard Bartlett and Simon Clayton
Fourth Official: Alf Greenwood

Match Day referee Handley has officiated 12 games in 2017/18, showing 36 yellow cards and two red cards.

He took in 39 games in 2016/17 with a return of 131 yellow cards and two red cards.

His highest card count that season was in the game between Crawley Town and Hartlepool United where he showed seven yellows.

He took in 32 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 112 yellow cards and five red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Leyton Orient and Wimbledon on November 28 with a total of six yellows being shown, plus one red. He showed seven yellows in the game between Peterborough United and Swindon Town in February.

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

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