Date: 20th August 2018 at 9:22pm
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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 Bury on Tuesday night.

Lincoln City host Bury on Tuesday 21 August for the game at Sincil Bank and the match carries a 7.45pm kickoff.

Referee: Sebastian Stockbridge.
Assistants Refs: Ken Haycock and Gareth Mellor.
Fourth Official: David Plowright.

Sebastian Stockbridge has been the man in the middle for seven games involving Lincoln City:

05/11/11: Lincoln City 2-1 Barrow (Conference) – 4 yellow cards
01/01/12: Grimsby Town 3-1 Lincoln City (Conference) – 3 yellow cards and 1 red card
15/09/12: Lincoln City 3-2 Hyde (Conference) – 1 yellow card
08/08/17: Rotherham United 2-1 Lincoln City (EFL Cup) – 3 yellow cards
23/09/17: Notts County 4-1 Lincoln City (League Two) – 4 yellow cards and 1 red card
16/12/17: Lincoln City 2-0 Accrington Stanley (League Two) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
13/02/18: Lincoln City 1-0 Cheltenham Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards

Sebastian Stockbridge: 2018/19 Stats:

04/08/18: Notts County 0-0 Colchester United (League Two) – 6 yellow cards
14/08/18: Mansfield Town 6-1 Accrington Stanley (EFL Cup) – 5 yellow cards
18/08/18: Northampton Town 2-2 Cambridge United (League Two) – 2 yellow cards

TOTALS: G: 3 | Y: 13 | R: 0

Sebastian Stockbridge took in a total of 41 games during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 143 yellow cards and 6 red cards.

Stockbridge showed eight cards on two occasions during last season: Peterborough United 3-0 Oldham Athletic (7 yellow cards and 1 red card) and Bradford City 2-2 Bury (7 yellow cards and 1 red card).

Match Day referee Stockbridge took in 41 games in 2016/17, showing 161 yellows cards and nine red cards.

His highest card count that year was eight yellow cards in the game between MK Dons and Port Vale.

Stockbridge took in 30 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 102 yellow cards and six red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Scunthorpe United and Bury on April 19, with a total of 6 yellow cards and one red card being shown.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Monday, 20 August 2018


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