Date: 7th August 2018 at 7:23am
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The Football League has now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Lincoln City and Swindon Town on Saturday afternoon.

Lincoln City host Swindon Town on Saturday, August 11 for the game at Sincil Bank and the match carries a 3.00pm kickoff.

Referee: Michael Salisbury.
Assistants Refs: Geoffrey Liddle and Alix Pashley.
Fourth Official: Ian Dudley.

Michael Salisbury has been the man in the middle for 3 games involving Lincoln City:

31/10/15: Lincoln City 0-1 Bromley (Conference) – 2 yellow cards
28/1/18: Lincoln City 4-2 Peterborough United (Checkatrade Trophy) – no cards
28/4/18: Accrington Stanley 1-0 Lincoln City (League Two) – 5 yellow cards

During the 2017/18 Season Michael Salisbury took in a total of 38 games. In those games, he showed a total of 98 yellow cards and seven red cards.

He was most card happy in the game between Peterborough United and Northampton Town on Monday, April 2, when he showed a total of 7 yellow cards and one red card.

Matchday referee Salisbury took in 31 games in 2016/17, showing 107 yellows cards and nine red cards.

Salisbury’s highest card count that year was in the game between Stevenage and Portsmouth in League Two, where he showed a total of 7 yellow cards and one red card.

He took in 20 matches in the National League in 2015-16 and in those games he handed out a total of 25 yellow cards and three red cards.

Salisbury was most card happy in the match between Barrow and Bromley on March 19, with a total of 4 yellow cards being shown.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Monday, 6 August 2018

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