Darren England to Referee Nottingham Forest v Bolton

  • December 06, 2017 | By Chris Mann
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Darren England will referee Saturday's Sky Bet Championship fixture between Nottingham Forest and Bolton at the City Ground.

Wanderers go into the game on the back of a 3-1 home victory over Barnsley last Saturday, while Forest were beaten 4-2 at Ipswich Town that same afternoon.

England, who will take charge of the game, has officiated 18 matches so far this season - issuing 72 yellow cards and two red.

His most recent outing was on November 25, when he was the man in the middle for Sunderland's 2-0 win at Burton Albion in the Championship. The Yorkshire official produced three yellow cards in that game, all of which went to members of the visiting side.

England's last match in charge of Bolton was on September 23, when they were beaten 3-0 by Brentford in a Championship clash at Macron Stadium. Three cautions were issued that afternoon, with both Reece Burke and Jem Karacan amongst the recipients.

The last time he refereed a Forest fixture was on August 23, as they booked a place in the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 3-2 extra-time victory at Newcastle United. Three players entered the book that evening, including the visiting duo of Michael Mancienne and Joe Worrall.

Below is the full set of officials for Saturday's game between Nottingham Forest and Bolton:

Referee: Darren England
Assistant Referees: Mark Pottage and Robert Merchant
Fourth Official: Kevin Johnson

Sky Bet Championship Standings

Pos Team Pld Pts
20 Barnsley 22 21
21 Sunderland 22 18
22 Burton Albion 22 17
23 Bolton Wanderers 22 16
24 Birmingham City 22 16
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