Date: 11th February 2020 at 9:12am
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The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Lincoln City and Milton Keynes Dons in League One.

Lincoln City host Milton Keynes Dons on Tuesday, February 11 for the match at Sincil Bank and the match carries a 7.45pm kick-off.

Referee: John Busby.
Assistants Refs: Stephen Wade and Hristo Karaivanov.
Fourth Official: Christopher Ward.

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John Busby has been the man in the middle for 4 matches involving Lincoln City:

11/08/15: Braintree Town 1-3 Lincoln City (Conference) – 1 yellow card and 1 red card
28/11/15: Lincoln City 1-1 Welling United (Conference) – 2 yellow cards
14/04/18: Port Vale 1-0 Lincoln City (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
15/09/18: Macclesfield Town 1-2 Lincoln City (League Two) – 2 yellow cards

TOTALS: Games: 4 | Yellow Cards: 9 | Red Cards: 1

He received an average rating of 6.47 following the 2-1 win away at Macclesfield Town last season. Some of the comments can be found below:

sedgleyimp: “Yeah 6 is right. Didn’t make any howlers and you didn’t really notice him despite his bright red top.

A little whistle happy though as he didn’t allow any advantages, though that did work in our favour when Macclesfield were in a really good attacking position when he brought it back for a free-kick to them.”

PerthImp: “Agree 6.5/10. Thought he got all the main things right and wasn’t too fussy. The only thing he was fussy about was using his spray! Was so keen to get it on the right spot he was actually trying to spray the spot while Toffolo was lying prostrate on the ground injured! Bit bizarre.”

plumbob: “6.5 for me. Thought he did alright. As already said, sometimes didn’t play advantage when he could have. Thought maybe he could have booked a couple more, but that is just the inconsistency you generally see between different referees.”

John Busby: 2019/20 Stats:

03/08/19: Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Gillingham (League One) – 1 yellow card
10/08/19: Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Colchester United (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
13/08/19: Charlton Athletic 0-0 Forest Green Rovers (EFL Cup) – 2 yellow cards
17/08/19: AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Accrington Stanley (League One) – 3 yellow cards and 1 red card
20/08/19: Rochdale 1-2 Sunderland (League One) – 4 yellow cards
27/08/19: Crawley Town 1-0 Norwich City (EFL Cup) – 5 yellow cards
04/09/19: Newport County 4-5 West Ham United U21s (EFL Trophy) – 5 yellow cards and 1 red card
07/09/19: Mansfield Town 2-0 Scunthorpe United (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
14/09/19: Southend United 3-3 Fleetwood Town (League One) – 4 yellow cards
21/09/19: Bradford City 3-1 Carlisle United (League Two) – 5 yellow cards and 2 red cards
25/09/19: Burton Albion 2-0 AFC Bournemouth (EFL Cup) – 5 yellow cards
07/10/19: Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Blackpool (League One) – 2 yellow cards
19/10/19: Milton Keynes Dons 0-0 Coventry City (League One) – 6 yellow cards
23/10/19: Ipswich Town 0-2 Rotherham United (League One) – 4 yellow cards
26/10/19: Accrington Stanley 0-1 Gillingham (League One) – 3 yellow cards
29/10/19: Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Chelsea U21s (EFL Trophy) – 4 yellow cards
10/11/19: Barnet 0-2 Fleetwood Town (FA Cup) – 3 yellow cards
17/11/19: Tranmere Rovers 0-2 Wycombe Wanderers (League One) – 4 yellow cards
30/11/19: Eastleigh 1-1 Crewe Alexandra (FA Cup) – 3 yellow cards
07/12/19: Forest Green Rovers 0-2 Scunthorpe United (League Two) – 7 yellow cards and 1 red card
21/12/19: Bristol Rovers 0-0 Peterborough United (League One) – 4 yellow cards
26/12/19: Portsmouth 2-0 Wycombe Wanderers (League One) – 6 yellow cards
29/12/19: Plymouth Argyle 2-1 Stevenage (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
01/01/20: Crewe Alexandra 4-1 Carlisle United (League Two) – 3 yellow cards
04/01/20: Bristol City 1-1 Shrewsbury Town (FA Cup) – 3 yellow cards
07/01/20: Newport County 3-0 Milton Keynes Dons (EFL Trophy) – 3 yellow cards
18/01/20: Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Ipswich Town (League One) – 5 yellow cards
28/01/20: AFC Wimbledon 2-2 Burton Albion (League One) – 3 yellow cards
01/02/20: Macclesfield Town 0-1 Northampton Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards

TOTALS: Games: 29 | Yellow Cards: 111 | Red Cards: 5

John Busby oversaw a total of 43 matches last season, showing 98 yellow cards and 6 red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Charlton Athletic and Accrington Stanley (1-0) in League One when he showed 6 yellow cards and 2 red cards.

Busby took in a total of 43 matches during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 110 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

He showed 7 cards on two occasions during that season, the first of which was in the match between Gillingham and Bradford City in League One when he showed a total of 6 yellow cards and 1 red card. The second match in which he showed a total of 7 cards was in League One between Gillingham and Milton Keynes Dons when he showed a total of 7 yellow cards.

Referee Busby took in 36 matches in 2016/17, showing 131 yellows cards and three red cards.

His highest card count that year was in the match between Exeter City and Luton Town when he showed a total of 8 yellow cards and one red card.

Sources: English Football League & Soccer Base.

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