Date: 28th November 2007 at 11:03am
Written by:

MIKE P RUSSELL FROM HERTFORDSHIRE

Mike was promoted to the Football League list of assistant Referee’s for the start of the 2001-2002 season, before progressing to the National list of Referee’s in 2004.

So far this season he has taken charge of 17 games, showing 38 yellows and 3 reds.
His last outing was at Bramall Lane last Saturday when Plymouth won 1-0.
The 3 reds he has handed out were to…
Youssef Safri….Bristol City v SOUTHAMPTON
Matthew Connelly….COLCHESTER V Charlton
Sean Thornton….Cardiff v LEYTON ORIENT

Despite this being Mike’s 5th season as a Football League Referee, he has only taken charge of 1 previous Millers game.
That was the 3-1 defeat at Bristol City on the final day of last season.During that game he handed out 2 yellow cards, one to City’s Jamie McAllister and the other to Rotherham’s Rossi Jarvis.


Mr Russell will be assisted on Wednesday by….

MIKE HEYWOOD…..Cheshire
IAIN SIDDALL…..Lancashire

The Fourth Official is

STEVEN J RUSHTON..Staffordshire

THANKS TO ZIPADEEDOODAH FOR WRITING THIS ARTICLE