Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Club News

OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Walsall

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

14 February 2019

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


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

So far this season, Backhouse has officiated in:

12 League One games

11 League Two games

3 Checkatrade Trophy games

2 Carabao Cup games

2 Emirates FA Cup games

Backhouse has officiated in 30 games during the 2018/19 campaign giving a total of 85 yellow cards and five red cards so far.

It will be the second time that Backhouse has refereed a City game this season, with his last outing coming in the Sky Blues 1-1 draw with Peterborough United at the Ricoh Arena back in November.

He will be assisted by Alan Clayton and Stuart Buttler, while Alix Pashley will act as fourth official.

Advertisement block