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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Southend United

Sam Purkiss will be the man in the middle...

13 February 2020

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

Sam Purkiss will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash against the Shrimpers at Roots Hall in Sky Bet League One action.

This season, Purkiss has officiated in:

5 League One games

13 League Two games

4 Trophy games

2 Emirates FA Cup games

Having officiated in 24 games so far during the 2019/20 campaign, Purkiss has given a total of 72 yellow cards and one red card.

It will be the first time that Purkiss has ever officiated a game involving Coventry City having been promoted from Non-League this season.

He will be assisted by Gregory Read and Paul Yates, while Jason Richardson will act as fourth official.

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