The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Rotherham United and Lincoln City on Saturday afternoon.
Rotherham United host Lincoln City on Saturday, August 10 for the match at the AESSEAL New York Stadium and the match carries a 3.00pm kick-off.
Referee: Lee Swabey.
Assistants Refs: Helen Byrne and Wayne Grunnill.
Fourth Official: David Plowright.
Lee Swabey has been the man in the middle for 6 matches involving Lincoln City:
18/8/12: Newport County 2-1 Lincoln City (Conference) – 3 yellow cards
26/3/13: Braintree Town 0-3 Lincoln City (Conference) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
31/8/13: Dartford 1-2 Lincoln City (Conference) – 2 yellow cards
7/2/15: Bristol Rovers 2-0 Lincoln City (Conference) – 3 yellow cards
12/9/17: Forest Green Rovers 0-1 Lincoln City (League Two) – 4 yellow cards.
04/08/18: Northampton Town 0-1 Lincoln City (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
TOTALS: Matches: 6 | Yellow Cards: 16 | Red Cards: 1
Lee Swabey was the man in the middle for 30 matches during the 2018/19 season, showing a total of 110 yellow cards and 8 red cards.
He was most card happy in the match between Wycombe Wanderers and Sunderland in Sky Bet League One (1-1) when he showed 6 yellow cards and 3 red cards.
Matchday referee Swabey took in 18 matches during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 57 yellow cards and one red card.
During the 2017/18 season, he was most card happy in the match between Charlton Athletic and Oldham Athletic, when he showed a total of 6 yellow cards.
Swabey took in 14 matches in 2016/17, showing 59 yellows cards and three red cards.
His highest card count that year was in the match between Mansfield Town and Portsmouth in League Two, where he showed a total of 9 yellow cards.
Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.
— Vital Lincoln City (@VitalLincoln) August 7, 2019