I usually start these articles with “The Football League has now announced”, but on this occasion, they haven’t. For the Lincoln City v Milton Keynes Dons game, it actually still says “TBC” on their website, despite the fact the article about appointments was published on Tuesday 18th September. Experienced Premier League Referee Stuart Attwell will be the man in the middle for tomorrow afternoons Sky Bet League Two fixture.
Anyway, Lincoln City host Milton Keynes Dons on Saturday, September 22 for the game at Sincil Bank Stadium and the match carries a 3.00pm kick-off.
Referee: Stuart Attwell.
Assistants Refs: To be confirmed.
Fourth Official: To be confirmed.
Stuart Attwell has been the man in the middle for two matches involving Lincoln City:
07/09/07: Lincoln City 1-2 Bradford City (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
01/01/08: Lincoln City 1-1 Bury (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
TOTALS: Games: 2 | Yellow Cards: 6 | Red Cards: 0
Stuart Attwell: 2018/19 Stats:
11/08/18: Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Hull City (Championship) – 4 yellow cards
18/08/18: West Ham United 1-2 AFC Bournemouth (Premier League) – 8 yellow cards
01/09/18: Everton 1-1 Huddersfield Town (Premier League) – 6 yellow cards
15/09/18: Manchester City 3-0 Fulham (Premier League) – no cards shown
TOTALS: Games: 4 | Yellow Cards: 18 | Red Cards: 0
Stuart Attwell took in a total of 29 games during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 99 yellow cards and 3 red cards.
He was most card happy in the match between Middlesbrough and Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Sky Bet Championship when he showed a total of 8 yellow cards and 2 red cards.
Matchday referee Attwell took in 27 games in 2016/17, showing 90 yellows cards and 8 red cards.
His highest card count that season was in the match between Oxford United and Swindon Town in Sky Bet League One, when he showed 7 yellow cards and 2 red cards.
He took in 44 matches in 2015-16, showing a total of 118 yellow cards and 4 red cards.
Attwell showed 6 cards on three occasions during that season: Plymouth Argyle v Crawley Town in League Two (6 yellow cards), Nottingham Forest v Burnley in the Championship (5 yellow cards and 1 red card) and Scunthorpe United v Barnsley in League One (6 yellow cards).
Source: Soccer Base.
— Vital Lincoln City (@VitalLincoln) September 21, 2018