Date: 18th September 2016 at 8:14pm
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers this Tuesday.

Newcastle United host Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday September 20 for the League Cup third round tie at St James’ Park and the match carries a 7.45pm kick off.

Referee: Andy Woolmer
Linesmen: Christopher Akers and Philip Dermott
Fourth Official: Darren Bond

Match Day referee Woolmer has officiated eight games in 2016/17 with a return of 15 yellow cards and zero red cards.

He took charge of 37 matches last season and in those games, across all competitions and Football divisions, he handed out a total of 109 yellow cards and two red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Boreham Wood and Northwick in the FA Cup on November 16 with a total of eight yellows shown.

Woolmer was appointed to the Referees List in 2004 and has refereed more than 300 EFL matches. Prior to that, he served as a Premier League assistant referee for three years and ran the line in the 2003 League Cup Final and the FA Community Shield in the same year. He was the referee for last season`s thrilling EFL Trophy Final between Barnsley and Oxford United.

Source – EFL.

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

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