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Referee Selected For League Two Play Off Final

Referee Selected For League Two Play Off Final

The Football League have now confirmed that referee Darren England will take charge of the League Two Play Off Final between Blackpool and Exeter City.

England is from Barnsley and a member of the South Yorkshire Football Association. He has previously been to Wembley as an official, working as the assistant referee back in the 2015 FA Cup Final.

James Bell and Lee Venamore have been selected as the assistant referees on the day, with David Webb as fourth official and Helen Byrne as the reserve assistant referee.

Referee: Darren England
Assistant Referees: James Bell and Lee Venamore
Fourth Official: David Webb
Reserve Assistant Referee: Helen Byrne

Match Day referee England has officiated 41 games in 2016/17, with a return of 116 yellow cards and nine red cards.

His highest card count this season was seven yellows in the game between Cheltenham Town and Yeovil Town.

He took in 30 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 97 yellow cards and six red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Accrington and Mansfield on August 18 with a total of ten yellows being shown. He also showed eight yellows and one red in the Portsmouth v Barnet match on September 12.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday May 20 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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