Date: 22nd October 2018 at 5:51pm
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The Football League has now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Lincoln City and Carlisle United on Tuesday evening.

Lincoln City host Carlisle United on Tuesday, October 23 for the game at Sincil Bank and the match carries a 7.45pm kickoff.

Referee: Neil Hair.
Assistants Refs: Christopher Ward and David Plowright.
Fourth Official: Ian Dudley.

Neil Hair was promoted to the Football League from the National League list before the start of this season.

Quotes from Peterborough Telegraph: “It was a dream rather than an expectation to referee in the Football League when I started,” Hair said. “I guess it’s the same for most young referees, but not many make it so it’s a very proud moment for me.”

Neil Hair has been the man in the middle for one match involving Lincoln City:

07/03/17: Braintree Town 0-4 Lincoln City (Conference) – 1 yellow card

TOTALS: Matches: 1 | Yellow Cards: 1 | Red Cards: 0

Neil Hair: 2018/19 Stats:

04/09/18: Oldham Athletic 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
11/08/18: Yeovil Town 2-2 Mansfield Town (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
21/08/18: Colchester United 6-0 Crewe Alexandra (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
25/08/18: Newport County 1-0 Grimsby Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
08/09/18: Exeter City 5-1 Notts County (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
15/09/18: Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Blackpool (League One) – 2 yellow cards and 2 red cards
29/09/18: Crawley Town 3-1 Yeovil Town (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
02/10/18: Cheltenham Town 2-2 Morecambe (League Two) – 1 yellow card
06/10/18: Swindon Town 1-1 Northampton Town (League Two) – 4 yellow cards

TOTALS: Games: 9 | Yellow Cards: 27 | Red Cards: 3

Neil Hair was the man in the middle for 26 matches during the 2017/18 season. He showed a total of 81 yellow cards and 3 red cards during those 26 matches.

Hair was most card happy in the match between Aldershot Town and Tranmere Rovers in the Conference when he showed a total of 9 yellow cards.

Match Day referee Hair took in 27 matches during the 2016/17 season, showing a total of 76 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

Hair was most card happy in the 1-1 draw between Boreham Wood and Aldershot Town in the Conference when he showed a total of 6 yellow cards.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Monday, 22 October 2018


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