Date: 1st May 2007 at 10:50pm
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The Referee for Saturday’s game at Ashton Gate between Bristol City and Rotherham will be….

Mr Mike P Russell from Hertfordshire.

Mr Russell was born on 20th April 1965 and after working his way through the Hertfordshire local leagues, he was promoted to the list of Assistant Referees in 2001.
3 years later he progressed to the National list of Referees.
This will be his first appointment at a game involving Rotherham United.

Mr Russell’s list of games since joining the League list is as follows….

2004-05 28 games 60 yellows (2.14 per game) 1 red.

2005-06 33 games 75 yellows (2.27 per game) 4 reds.

2006-07 30 games 72 yellows (2.40 per game) 4 reds.

This season’s games are..

The Championship Sat 05 Aug 2006 Southend 1-0 Stoke 1 0.

League 1 Sat 19 Aug 2006 Bristol City 2-4 Blackpool 0 0.

Carling Cup Tue 22 Aug 2006 Doncaster 3-2 Rochdale 2 0.

League 2 Sat 26 Aug 2006 Boston Utd 0-1 Milton Keynes Dons 4 1.

League 1 Sat 02 Sep 2006 Bournemouth 3-2 Oldham 1 0.

League 1 Sat 09 Sep 2006 Yeovil 0-1 Nottm Forest 2 0.

League 2 Sat 16 Sep 2006 Torquay 1-0 Mansfield 0 0.

The Championship Sat 23 Sep 2006 Ipswich 3-1 Sunderland 7 1.

League 1 Sat 30 Sep 2006 Crewe 5-1 Carlisle 3 0.

League 1 Fri 13 Oct 2006 Tranmere 1-2 Port Vale 2 0.

The Championship Sat 28 Oct 2006 Crystal Palace 0-1 Plymouth 2 0.

League 2 Sat 04 Nov 2006 Swindon 1-2 Hereford 2 0.

The Championship Sat 11 Nov 2006 Birmingham 2-0 Barnsley 2 0.

FA Cup Sat 02 Dec 2006 Mansfield 1-1 Doncaster 2 0.

League 2 Sat 09 Dec 2006 Notts County 1-2 Macclesfield 2 0.

League 1 Sat 23 Dec 2006 Cheltenham 2-2 Bristol City 1 0.

League 2 Sat 30 Dec 2006 Lincoln City 1-0 Wycombe 1 0.

League 1 Fri 05 Jan 2007 Yeovil 3-1 Huddersfield 0 0.

League 1 Sat 13 Jan 2007 Brighton 0-1 Millwall 5 0.

League 2 Sat 20 Jan 2007 Notts County 5-2 Torquay 3 0.

The Championship Wed 31 Jan 2007 Southampton 2-1 Sheff Wed 1 0.

League 2 Sat 03 Feb 2007 Mansfield 1-1 Shrewsbury 2 1.

The Championship Sat 10 Feb 2007 Derby 2-2 Hull 3 0.

League 2 Sat 24 Feb 2007 Torquay 0-1 Darlington 3 0.

The Championship Sat 03 Mar 2007 Plymouth 1-1 Stoke 4 0.

The Championship Sat 17 Mar 2007 Coventry 4-1 Barnsley 1 0.

League 2 Sat 31 Mar 2007 Walsall 3-2 Accrington Stanley 3 0.

The Championship Sat 07 Apr 2007 Cardiff 1-2 Sheff Wed 4 1.

League 1 Sat 14 Apr 2007 Blackpool 4-1 Northampton 5 0.

League 1 Sat 28 Apr 2007 Brighton 1-2 Oldham 4 0.

Mr Russell will be assisted on Saturday by..

Phil N Gibbs (West Midlands)
Peter J Grove (West Midlands)

4th official will be…

Simon P Snartt (Gloucestershire)