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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Cardiff City

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

11 February 2021

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


Mark Robins' side take on the Bluebirds in Sky Bet Championship action at Cardiff City Stadium, with kick-off scheduled for 3pm.

It will be the second time that Linington has took charge of a game involving the Sky Blues this season, with his last outing coming during City's 2-1 win against Millwall back at the start of 2021.

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

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

Wins - 2
Draws - 2
Defeats - 5

This season so far, Linington has awarded 36 yellow cards and two red cards in the 17 games he has officiated across the Championship, League One, League Two and EFL Cup.

Linington will be assisted by Matthew Jones and Daniel Leach whilst James Durkin will act as the fourth official.

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