Date: 13th September 2021 at 5:52pm
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The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Lincoln City and Rotherham United in League One.

Lincoln City host Rotherham United on Tuesday 14th, September for the match at Sincil Bank, and the match carries a 7.45pm kick-off.

Referee: Peter Wright.
Assistants Refs: Abbas Khan and Stephen Wade.
Fourth Official: Jonathon Bickerdike.

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

From theliverpoolfa.com: “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 theliverpoolfa.com, 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 3 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
13/08/19: Huddersfield Town 0-1 Lincoln City (EFL Cup) – 3 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 3 Yellow Cards: 13 Red Cards: 0

Peter Wright: 2021/22 Stats:

07/08/21: Carlisle United 0-0 Colchester United (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
11/08/21: Nottingham Forest 2-1 Bradford City (EFL Cup) – 2 yellow cards
14/08/21: AFC Wimbledon 3-3 Bolton Wanderers (League One) – 6 yellow cards
17/08/21: Cheltenham Town 2-1 Ipswich Town (League One) – 4 yellow cards
24/08/21: Blackpool 2-3 Sunderland (EFL Cup) – no cards
31/08/21: Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Newcastle United U21s (EFL Trophy) – 5 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 6 Yellow Cards: 19 Red Cards: 0

Peter Wright was the man in the middle for 32 matches last season. In those matches, he showed 92 yellow cards and 3 red cards.

He was most card happy in the League Two encounter between Leyton Orient and Cheltenham Town (0-2) when he showed 7 yellow cards.

Wright showed 88 yellow cards and 4 red cards in 28 matches during the 2019/20 season.

He showed 6 yellow cards and 1 red card in the League Two match between Northampton Town and Mansfield Town, which finished 2-1 to the visitors.

Wright oversaw 36 matches during the 2018/19 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).

Sources: English Football League & Soccer Base.

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