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OFFICIAL: Referee Watch Versus Bristol Rovers

Anthony Backhouse will be the man in the middle...

4 April 2019

The EFL have confirmed who will be the match officials against Bristol Rovers this weekend.

Anthony Backhouse will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash against the Gas in Sky Bet League One action at the Ricoh Arena.

So far this season, Backhouse has officiated in:

17 League One games

12 League Two games

3 Checkatrade Trophy games

2 Carabao Cup games

2 Emirates FA Cup games

Backhouse has officiated in 36 games during the 2018/19 campaign giving a total of 98 yellow cards and five red cards so far.

It will be the third time that Backhouse has refereed a City game this season, with his last outing coming in the Sky Blues 3-0 win over Walsall at the Ricoh Arena.

He will be assisted by Mark Cunliffe and Anthony Moore, while Tom Nield will act as fourth official.


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