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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Oxford United

James Linington will be the man in the middle...

14 August 2018

The EFL have confirmed who will be the match officials against Oxford United will be tonight.

James Linington will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash against Oxford in the Carabao Cup First Round.

Last season, Linington officiated in:

30 Championship games

5 League Two games

2 Emirates FA Cup games

2 Carabao Cup games

1 Checkatrade Trophy game

Linington officiated in 40 games during the 2017/18 campaign giving a total of 140 yellow cards and five red cards.

It will be the first time that Linington has refereed a City game since the Sky Blues 2-1 home defeat against Scunthorpe United back in 2016.

He will be assisted by Lee Venamore and Mark Russell, while Alan Young will act as fourth official.


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