Date: 8th January 2018 at 1:50pm
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Oldham Athletic and Leicester City’s Under 23 side this Tuesday in the EFL Trophy.

Oldham Athletic host Leicester City’s Under 23 side on Tuesday January 9 for the EFL Trophy third round tie at Boundary Park and the match carries a 7.30pm kick off.

Referee: Darren Handley
Assistant Refs: Simon Clayton and Christopher Ward
Fourth Official: Scott Oldham

Match Day referee Handley has officiated 26 games in 2017/18, showing 83 yellow cards and three red cards.

He took in 39 games in 2016/17 with a return of 131 yellow cards and two red cards.

His highest card count that season was in the game between Crawley Town and Hartlepool United where he showed seven yellows.

He took in 32 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 112 yellow cards and five red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Leyton Orient and Wimbledon on November 28 with a total of six yellows being shown, plus one red. He showed seven yellows in the game between Peterborough United and Swindon Town in February.

Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of our players edge closer to automatic bans.