Date: 3rd December 2018 at 6:34pm
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The Football League has now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the match between Accrington Stanley and Lincoln City in the Checkatrade Trophy.

Accrington Stanley host Lincoln City on Tuesday, December 4 for the game at the Wham Stadium and the match carries a 7.45pm kickoff.

Referee: Anthony Backhouse.
Assistants Refs: Barry Cropp and Gary Hilton.
Fourth Official: Paul Marsden.

Anthony Backhouse has been the man in the middle for 8 matches involving Lincoln City:

13/04/13: Lincoln City 2-1 Tamworth (Conference) – 5 yellow cards
28/12/13: FC Halifax Town 5-1 Lincoln City (Conference) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
04/10/16: Wrexham 1-2 Lincoln City (Conference) – 5 yellow cards
17/12/16: Lincoln City 2-1 Tranmere Rovers (Conference) – 6 yellow cards
20/01/17: Lincoln City 2-0 Dover Athletic (Conference) – 1 yellow card
03/04/17: Lincoln City 2-0 Dagenham & Redbridge (Conference) – 2 yellow cards
09/09/18: Stevenage 1-2 Lincoln City (League Two) – 6 yellow cards and 2 red cards
03/11/18: Lincoln City 2-1 Forest Green Rovers (League Two) – 4 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 8 | Yellow Cards: 31 | Red Cards: 3

Anthony Backhouse: 2018/19 Stats:

04/08/18: Accrington Stanley 0-2 Gillingham (League One) – 3 yellow cards
11/08/18: Rochdale 1-4 Peterborough United (League One) – 2 yellow cards
14/08/18: Middlesbrough 3-3 Notts County (EFL Cup) – 2 yellow cards
19/08/18: Sunderland 3-0 Scunthorpe United (League One) – 2 yellow cards
25/08/18: Macclesfield Town 2-2 Mansfield Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
28/08/18: Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Blackpool (EFL Cup) – 5 yellow cards
01/09/18: Burton Albion 3-0 AFC Wimbledon (League One) – 1 yellow card
08/09/18: Bury 4-0 Grimsby Town (League Two) – no cards shown
22/09/18: Oldham Athletic 3-3 Colchester United (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
06/10/18: Bradford City 1-2 Sunderland (League One) – 2 yellow cards and 2 red cards
09/10/18: Morecambe 1-2 Stoke City U21s (EFL Trophy) – 3 yellow cards
12/10/18: Tranmere Rovers 1-0 Macclesfield Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card
20/10/18: Blackpool 2-0 AFC Wimbledon (League One) – 2 yellow cards
27/10/18: Barnsley 1-0 Bristol Rovers (League One) – 4 yellow cards
03/11/18: Lincoln City 2-1 Forest Green Rovers (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
11/11/18: Port Vale 1-2 Sunderland (FA Cup) – 2 yellow cards
13/11/18: Bury 3-1 Fleetwood Town (EFL Trophy) – 3 yellow cards
17/11/18: Oldham Athletic 3-1 Cambridge United (League Two) – 1 yellow card
23/11/18: Coventry City 1-1 Peterborough United (League One) – 3 yellow cards
02/12/18: Tranmere Rovers 1-1 Southport (FA Cup) – 4 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 20 | Yellow Cards: 50 | Red Cards: 2

Anthony Backhouse was the man in the middle for 33 matches during the 2017/18 season. During those matches, he showed a total of 102 yellow cards and 7 red cards.

He showed 8 cards on two occasions during the 2017/18 season: Stevenage 1-2 Lincoln City (6 yellow cards and 2 red cards) and Mansfield Town 1-1 Exeter City (7 yellow cards and 2 red cards).

Matchday referee Backhouse took in 23 games during the 2016/17 season, showing 56 yellows cards and no red cards.

His highest card count that year was in the game between Lincoln City and Tranmere Rovers in the National League, where he showed a total of 6 yellow cards.

Backhouse took in 16 matches in the National League in 2013-14 and in those games he handed out a total of 44 yellow cards and two red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Grimsby Town and Welling United on December 10, with a total of 7 yellow cards being shown.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Monday, 3 December 2018

 

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