Date: 1st January 2019 at 9:08am
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The Football League has now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the match between Lincoln City and Port Vale in Sky Bet League Two.

Lincoln City host Port Vale today for the game at Sincil Bank Stadium and the match carries a 3.00pm kickoff.

Referee: Peter Wright.
Assistants Refs: Abbas Khan and Anthony Moore.
Fourth Official: Joe Clark.

Peter Wright was promoted to the Football League for the start of the 2018/19 season.

From “Peter spent time in the referee academy programme run by Liverpool County FA at both Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs, alongside a spell with Durham County FA whilst completing his studies at university in the north east.”

Speaking to, David Horlick (Referee Development Manager at Liverpool County FA) said: “Peter is a fine example of what can be achieved within refereeing with hard work and dedication. Like many others, Peter has experienced peaks and troughs along the way, but has persevered in his referee career and has now been rewarded with his promotion to our National List of Referees.

I hope many of our younger referees can learn from Peter’s experiences and hopefully follow him in years to come.”

Peter Wright has been the man in the middle for 1 match involving Lincoln City:

17/04/17: Gateshead 1-2 Lincoln City (Conference) – 5 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 1 | Yellow Cards: 5 | Red Cards: | 0

Peter Wright: 2018/19 Stats:

11/8/18: Crawley Town 1-3 Stevenage (League Two) – 1 yellow card
18/08/18: Cheltenham Town 0-1 Carlisle United (League Two) – 6 yellow cards
21/08/18: Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Grimsby Town (League Two) – 4 yellow cards and 1 red card
01/09/18: Notts County 1-3 Forest Green Rovers (League Two) – 3 yellow cards and 1 red card
11/09/18: Fleetwood Town 2-2 Leicester City U21s (EFL Trophy) – 2 yellow cards and 1 red card
15/09/18: Newport County 0-6 Yeovil Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card and 1 red card
29/09/18: Burton Albion 0-0 Scunthorpe United (League One) – 4 yellow cards
02/10/18: Accrington Stanley 1-0 Doncaster Rovers (League One) – 4 yellow cards
09/10/18: Shrewsbury Town 6-0 Tranmere Rovers (EFL Trophy) – 2 yellow cards
13/10/18: Exeter City 2-0 Swindon Town (League Two) – 1 yellow card
20/10/18: Oldham Athletic 0-1 Port Vale (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
27/10/18: Crewe Alexandra 2-0 Grimsby Town (League Two) – no cards shown
03/11/18: Morecambe 2-1 Yeovil Town (League Two) – 5 yellow cards
06/11/18: Accrington Stanley 2-1 West Bromwich Albion U21s (EFL Trophy) – no cards shown
10/11/18: Rochdale 2-1 Gateshead (FA Cup) – 2 yellow cards
17/11/18: Exeter City 2-2 Northampton Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
24/11/18: Port Vale 0-1 Swindon Town (League Two) – 4 yellow cards
01/12/18: Plymouth Argyle 1-2 Oxford United (FA Cup) – 4 yellow cards
05/12/18: Shrewsbury Town 2-1 Walsall (EFL Trophy) – 1 yellow card
15/12/18: Cambridge United 0-0 Yeovil Town (League Two) – 2 yellow cards
26/12/18: Fleetwood town 3-0 Doncaster Rovers (League One) – 5 yellow cards

TOTALS: Matches: 21 | Yellow Cards: 58 | Red Cards: | 4

Peter Wright took in a total of 26 games during the 2017/18 season, showing a total of 70 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

During that season, Wright was most card happy in the match between Chester and Solihull Moors, when he showed a total of 9 yellow cards and 1 red card.

Match Day referee Wright took in 17 games in 2016/17, showing 59 yellows cards and 1 red card.

He was most card happy in the match North Ferriby United and Solihull Moors in the Conference, which finished 4-1 to the away side. Wright showed 8 yellow cards in that match.

Sources: EFL & Soccer Base.

Posted by Vital Lincoln City on Tuesday, 1 January 2019

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