I usually start these articles with “The Football League has now announced”, but on this occasion, they haven’t, their website still simply says “ANDREW GARRATT” on it.
So, the Officials for the match between Colchester United and Lincoln City, that kicks off at 15:00 tomorrow at The JobServe Community Stadium, have now been found!
Referee: David Coote.
Assistants Refs: Simon Long and Neil Davies.
Fourth Official: Andrew Garratt.
David Coote has been the man in the middle for 2 matches involving Lincoln City:
31/08/10: Rotherham United 1-0 Lincoln City (EFL Trophy) – 2 yellow cards
17/03/18: Lincoln City 3-1 Grimsby Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
TOTALS: Matches: 2 | Yellow Cards: 4 | Red Cards: 0
David Coote: 2018/19 Stats:
18/08/18: Hull City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers (Championship) – 4 yellow cards
26/08/18: Fulham 4-2 Burnley (Premier League) – 3 yellow cards
19/08/18: Middlesbrough 2-0 Bolton Wanderers (Championship) – 5 yellow cards
22/08/18: Leicester City 3-1 Huddersfield Town (Premier League) – 3 yellow cards
02/10/18: Sunderland 2-2 Peterborough United (League One) – 3 yellow cards and 1 red card
06/10/18: Norwich City 0-1 Stoke City (Championship) – 1 yellow card
TOTALS: Matches: 6 | Yellow Cards: 19 | Red Cards: 1
Matchday referee David Coote was the man in the middle for 37 matches during the 2017/18 season. In those matches, he showed a total of 151 yellow cards and 5 red cards.
Coote showed 8 cards on two occasions during the 17/18 season, both in the Sky Bet Championship: Hull City 2-2 Ipswich Town (8 yellow cards) and Aston Villa 4-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (8 yellow cards).
He took in 39 matches in 2016/17, showing 127 yellows cards and seven red cards.
Coote was most card happy in the match between Brentford and Burton Albion on December 10, when he showed a total of 9 yellow cards.
He took in 30 matches during the 2015/16 Season. He showed a total of 111 yellow cards and five red cards.
Coote showed a total of 8 cards on three occasions during that Season: Burton Albion v Port Vale (6 yellow cards and 2 red cards), Ipswich Town v Cardiff City (8 yellow cards) and Chesterfield v Peterborough United (6 yellow cards and 2 red cards).
— Vital Lincoln City (@VitalLincoln) October 26, 2018