FA Cup Replay Officials - Swansea v Sheffield Wed (27/2/18)
The Football Association have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday this Tuesday.
Swansea City host Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday February 27 for the FA Cup Fifth Round Replay at the Liberty Stadium and the match carries an 8.05pm kick off.
Referee: Stuart Attwell
Assistant Refs: Harry Lennard and Marc Perry
Fourth Official: Kevin Friend
VAR & AVAR: Andre Marriner and Michael McDonough
Match Day referee Attwell has officiated 22 games in 2017/18, showing 72 yellow cards and one red card.
He took in 27 games in 2016/17 with a return of 90 yellow cards and eight red cards.
That season his highest card count was five yellows and three reds in the game between Brighton and Sheffield Wednesday. He showed seven yellows and two reds in the Oxford v Swindon Town game. He also showed seven yellows in the game between Southampton and Middlesbrough.
He took in 44 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 118 yellow cards and four red cards.
He was most card happy in the match between Plymouth and Crawley on October 3 with a total of six yellows being shown.
Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of the players edge closer to automatic bans.