Date: 20th November 2020 at 9:57am
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The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Accrington Stanley and Lincoln City in League One.

Accrington Stanley host Lincoln City on Saturday, November 21 for the match at the Wham Stadium and the match carries a 3.00pm kick-off.

Referee: James Adcock.
Assistants Refs: Paul Graham and Joe Simpson.
Fourth Official: Aaron Jackson.

This is the first time James Adcock has been the man in the middle for a match involving Lincoln City.

You can discuss this refereeing appointment HERE, as well as many other topics on our 100% Imps forum! We have also published a Lincoln City v Accrington Stanley Quiz, which can be found just below. Every page view helps raise money for Lincoln City Football Club!

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Which Lincoln City player scored his only goal for the club during last season's 3-4 defeat at Accrington?

James Adcock: 2020/21 Stats:

29/08/20: Stoke City 0-0 Blackpool (EFL Cup) – 1 yellow card
08/09/20: Newport County 0-1 Cheltenham Town (EFL Trophy) – 2 yellow cards
19/09/20: Harrogate Town 2-2 Walsall (League Two) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
29/09/20: Scunthorpe United 0-4 Manchester City U21s (EFL Trophy) – no cards
03/10/20: Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Gillingham (League One) – 3 yellow cards
17/10/20: Port Vale 1-0 Salford City (League Two) – 1 yellow card
27/10/20: Forest Green Rovers 1-0 Grimsby Town (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
31/10/20: Exeter City 1-0 Carlisle United (League Two) – 1 yellow card and 1 red card
07/11/20: Leyton Orient 1-2 Newport County (FA Cup) – 3 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 9 Yellow Cards: 17 Red Cards: 2

James Adcock was the man in the middle for 15 matches’ last season. In those matches, he showed a total of 47 yellow cards and 3 red cards.

He was most card happy in the League Two encounter between Newport County and Mansfield Town (2-2) when he showed 7 yellow cards and 1 red card.

Adcock oversaw 1 match during the 2018/19 season, showing a total of 3 yellow cards and no red cards.

The one match he was the referee for was Oldham Athletic 2-0 Grimsby Town in League Two.

Adcock took in a total of 28 matches during the 2016/17 season, showing a total of 88 yellow cards and 2 red cards.

During the 2016/17 season, Adcock gave seven cards on three occasions, all of which were in the Championship: Barnsley 1-1 Aston Villa (7 yellow cards), Cardiff City 3-2 Huddersfield Town (7 yellow cards) and Ipswich Town 1-1 Cardiff City (6 yellow cards and 1 red card).

Sources: English Football League & Soccer Base.

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