Date: 9th August 2017 at 9:21pm
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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 Morecambe FC on Saturday.

Lincoln City host Morecambe FC on Saturday August 12 for the game at Sincil Bank and the match carries a 3.00pm kick off.

Referee: Gavin Ward.
Assistants Refs: Wayne Grunnill and Matthew Jones.
Fourth Official: Steven Rushton.

Match Day referee Ward was the man in the middle for the League Two game between Luton Town and Yeovil Town on August 5 2017 (6 yellow cards). He was also in the middle for the EFL Cup tie between Wycombe Wanderers and Fulham on August 8 2017 (1 yellow card).

He took in 41 games in 2016/17, showing 150 yellows cards and six red cards.

His highest card count that year was ten yellow cards in the game between Barnet and Wycombe Wanderers.

He took in 35 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 113 yellow cards and two red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Birmingham City on November 28, with a total of 8 yellow cards being shown.

Sources – EFL & Soccer Base.