Date: 14th January 2008 at 4:33pm
Written by:

MR ROB L LEWIS from SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE.

Rob started on the list of Football League assistant Referee’s in season 2003-2004 before being promoted to the National list of Referee’s at the start of season 2006-2007.

In his first season he oversaw a total of 27 games, showing 93 yellows (3.44 per game) and 7 red cards.
So far this season he has only taken charge of 3 Football League games, showing 11 yellows (3.66 per game) and just 1 red.
The sending off was for Darlington’s Alan White in their 3-1 defeat at Rochdale on New Years Day.
White recieved his 2nd yellow after 7 fouls, he refused to leave the field and squared up to several Rochdale players, while Darlo manager Dave Penney went onto the field to remonstrate with Referee Lewis.

He has also taken charge of 2 Euro 2008 qualifiers this season.
The games between Portugal and Azerbaijan plus Poland v Serbia producing a total of 8 yellows.

This will be Rob’s first game in the middle featuring Rotherham United.

He will be assisted at Millmoor on Saturday by,

WAYNE E GRUNNELL…EAST YORKSHIRE
KEITH DG LAWSON….LINCS

4th Official will be

JASON R TYAS…….W YORKSHIRE

Thank you to ZIPADEEDOODAH for this article