Date: 10th January 2019 at 6:30am
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The Football League has now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the match between Swindon Town and Lincoln City in Sky Bet League Two on Saturday.

Swindon Town host Lincoln City on Saturday, January 12 for the match at The Energy Check County Ground and the match carries a 3.00pm kickoff.

Referee: Ben Toner.
Assistants Refs: Adrian Tranter and Bhupinder Gill.
Fourth Official: Michael Webb.

Ben Toner has been the man in the middle for 9 matches involving Lincoln City:

12/02/13: Stockport County 2-0 Lincoln City (Conference) – 3 yellow cards
23/03/13: Lincoln City 3-2 Telford United (Conference) – no cards shown
12/11/13: Southport 0-1 Lincoln City (Conference) – 1 yellow card
15/02/14: Lincoln City 2-0 Kidderminster Harriers (Conference) – 6 yellow cards
13/09/14: Lincoln City 2-3 Bristol Rovers (Conference) – 1 yellow card
17/01/17: Lincoln City 1-0 Ipswich Town (FA Cup) – 3 yellow cards
18/03/17: Lincoln City 1-1 York City (FA Trophy) – 8 yellow cards
09/01/18: Rochdale 0-1 Lincoln City (EFL Trophy) – 3 yellow cards
12/05/18: Lincoln City 0-0 Exeter City (League Two Playoffs) – 1 yellow card
27/11/18: Oldham Athletic 1-1 Lincoln City (League Two) – 6 yellow cards and 1 red card

TOTALS: Matches: 9 | Yellow Cards: 24 | Red Cards: 1

Ben Toner: 2018/19 Stats:

11/08/18: Tranmere Rovers 1-0 Cheltenham Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card
16/08/18: Sunderland 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday (EFL Cup) – 2 yellow cards
21/08/18: Carlisle United 2-1 Port Vale (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
28/08/18: Middlesbrough 2-1 Rochdale (EFL Cup) – no cards shown
01/09/18: Bury 3-2 Morecambe (League Two) – 1 yellow card
15/09/18: Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Forest Green Rovers (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
02/10/18: Crewe Alexandra 1-0 Swindon Town (League Two) – 3 yellow cards
06/10/18: Charlton Athletic 1-2 Coventry City (League One) – 2 yellow cards
09/10/18: Sunderland 3-1 Carlisle United (EFL Trophy) – 1 yellow card
20/10/18: Bradford City 0-2 Rochdale (League One) – 5 yellow cards
23/10/18: Oldham Athletic 2-0 Cheltenham Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card and 1 red card
03/11/18: Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Peterborough United (League One) – 4 yellow cards
11/11/18: Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Salford City (FA Cup) – 2 yellow cards
17/11/18: Forest Green Rovers 0-1 Morecambe (League Two) – 3 yellow cards
24/11/18: Colchester United 1-1 Exeter City (League Two) – 3 yellow cards
27/11/18: Oldham Athletic 1-1 Lincoln City (League Two) – 6 yellow cards and 1 red card
01/12/18: FC Halifax Town 1-3 AFC Wimbledon (FA Cup) – 4 yellow cards
02/12/18: Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Scunthorpe United (FA Cup) – 5 yellow cards
04/12/18: Newcastle United U21s 1-1 Macclesfield Town (EFL Trophy) – 3 yellow cards
15/12/18: Bradford City 4-0 Walsall (League One) – 2 yellow cards
26/12/18: Port Vale 0-1 Grimsby Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card
01/01/19: Morecambe 0-2 Carlisle United (League Two) – 4 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 22 | Yellow Cards: 57 | Red Cards: 2

Ben Toner was the man in the middle for 37 matches during the 2017/18 season. In those matches, he showed a total of 105 yellow cards and 5 red cards.

He showed 9 cards on two occasions, both in Sky Bet League Two: Crewe Alexandra 3-0 Crawley Town (7 yellow cards and 2 red cards) and Notts County 0-0 Wycombe Wanderers (9 yellow cards).

Match Day referee Toner took in 36 matches in 2016/17, showing 121 yellows cards and five red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Bury and Bristol Rovers on March 14, with a total of 8 yellow cards and one red card being shown.

Toner took in 28 matches in the 2015-16 season. Toner showed a total of 101 yellow cards and six red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Mansfield Town and Oxford United on August 22, when he showed a total of 9 yellow cards.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Thursday, 10 January 2019

 
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