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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Bristol Rovers

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

14 January 2020

The FA have confirmed who will be the match officials against Bristol Rovers tonight at St Andrew's.

Anthony Backhouse will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash against the Gas in the Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay.

So far this season, Backhouse has officiated in:

1 Championship game

6 League One games

7 League Two games

3 Leasing.com Trophy games

1 Carabao Cup game

3 Emirates FA Cup game

Backhouse has officiated in 21 games during the 2019/20 campaign giving a total of 70 yellow cards and three red cards so far.

It will be the second time that Backhouse has officiated a Sky Blues game this season having took charge of City's FA Cup Second Round draw with Ipswich Town back in December.

He will be assisted by George Byrne and Wade Smith, while John Busby will act as fourth official.


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