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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Millwall

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

31 December 2020

James Linington will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash with Millwall this weekend.


Mark Robins' side take on the  Lions in Sky Bet Championship action at The Den, with kick-off scheduled for 3pm in City's first fixture of 2021.

It will be the first time that Linington has took charge of a game involving the Sky Blues this season, with his last outing coming during City's 2-0 defeat to Oxford United in the EFL Cup back in August 2018.

This year will mark James' 13th season as a referee in the Football League and over that time period he has officiated eight Sky Blues fixtures.

With Linington in the middle, City have a record of:

Wins - 1
Draws - 2
Defeats - 5

This season so far, Linington has awarded 20 yellow cards and one red card in the ten games he has officiated across the Championship, League One and EFL Cup.

Linington will be assisted by Rob Smith and Ian Cooper whilst Trevor Kettle will act as the fourth official.

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