Date: 12th August 2019 at 8:43am
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The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Huddersfield Town and Lincoln City in the First Round of the Carabao Cup.

Huddersfield Town host Lincoln City on Tuesday 13th August for the match at the John Smith’s Stadium and the match carries a 7.45pm kick-off.

Referee: Peter Wright.
Assistants Refs: Ian Dudley and David Benton.
Fourth Official: Andrew Kitchen.

Peter Wright was promoted to the Football League for the start of the 2018/19 season.

From “Peter spent time in the referee academy programme run by Liverpool County FA at both Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs, alongside a spell with Durham County FA whilst completing his studies at university in the north east.”

Speaking to, David Horlick (Referee Development Manager at Liverpool County FA) said: “Peter is a fine example of what can be achieved within refereeing with hard work and dedication. Like many others, Peter has experienced peaks and troughs along the way, but has persevered in his referee career and has now been rewarded with his promotion to our National List of Referees.

I hope many of our younger referees can learn from Peter’s experiences and hopefully follow him in years to come.”

Peter Wright has been the man in the middle for 2 matches involving Lincoln City:

17/04/17: Gateshead 1-2 Lincoln City (Conference) – 5 yellow cards
01/01/19: Lincoln City 1-1 Port Vale (League Two) – 5 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 2 | Yellow Cards: 10 | Red Cards: | 0

Peter Wright: 2019/20 Stats:

03/08/19: Sunderland 1-1 Oxford United (League One) – 5 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 1 | Yellow Cards: 5 | Red Cards: | 0

Peter Wright was the man in the middle for 36 matches last season, showing a total of 103 yellow cards and 7 red cards.

He showed 6 cards on two occasions: Cheltenham Town 0-1 Carlisle United in Sky Bet League Two (6 yellow cards) and Bristol Rovers 1-1 Shrewsbury Town in Sky Bet League One (5 yellow cards and 1 red card).

Wright took in a total of 26 matches during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 70 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

During that season, Wright was most card happy in the match between Chester and Solihull Moors, when he showed a total of 9 yellow cards and 1 red card.

Match Day referee Wright took in 17 matches in 2016/17, showing 59 yellows cards and 1 red card.

He was most card happy in the match North Ferriby United and Solihull Moors in the Conference, which finished 4-1 to the away side. Wright showed 8 yellow cards in that match.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Monday, 12 August 2019

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