Date: 2nd October 2017 at 9:05am
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The man in charge of our Checkatrade Trophy game on Tuesday will be . . . .

Darren Handley from Lancashire

Born in Westhoughton Darren progressed into the West Lancashire league in 1995. By 2000 he had been promoted to the North West Counties Football League Referees List before joining the National List for Assistant referees in 2006. After spending six years refereeing in the Conference and assisting in the Football League he was being promoted to the Football League List for the start of the 2014/15 season.

This will be the first time that Darren has been in the middle for a Rotherham game.

Darren will be making his third appearance in charge of a Checkatrade Trophy game this season tonight the other two being Blackburn v Stoke U21’s and Walsall v West Brom U21’s.

In the ten games he has been in charge of this season Darren has shown thirty yellow cards and one red card.

Running the line at the New York Stadium on Tuesday night will be . . . .

Simon Clayton from County Durham
Richard Wigglesworth from South Yorkshire

The Fourth Official will be . . . .

Matthew Donohue