Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

RUFC - Ref Watch v Bristol Rovers

RUFC - Ref Watch v Bristol Rovers
JAMES LININGTON from the Isle of Wight

James became an Assistant Referee in 2006. In that year he was an Assistant for the FA Vase Final and the League One Play-Off Final between Barnsley and Swansea. He was promoted to the National Group of Referee's in 2008.

James has only been in charge of three Millers games in the past the first two being against Dagenham and Redbridge. The first was in March 2010 at the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Stadium where a goal from Adam Le Fondre just after the hour mark gave the Millers all three points. He was always the referee in charge of our visit to Wembley at the end of May which saw the Daggers win three-two.

The last time James was in the middle for a Millers game was at Don Valley on Bonfire Night last year when Aldershot were the visitors. Lewis Grabban put the Millers in front on fourteen minutes with Chris Holroyd making it two-nil four minutes before half-time. Ten minutes into the second half Shots' 'keeper Ross Worner had a rush of blood when he dashed off his line and laid out Alex Revell on the edge of the box. The referee sent him off and, with the Shots having no 'keeper on the bench, midfielder Jamie Collins who took over between the sticks although the Millers didn't bother him much and the game ended two-nil.

This is James' first game this season. Last season he showed one hundred and thirty yellow cards and eight red cards in the thirty-eight games he officiated in.
Running the line at the Memorial Stadium on Saturday will be ..
Mark Pottage from Dorset
and
Michael Bingham from Warwickshire

The Fourth Official will be
Robert Ellis from the West Midlands
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday December 20 2012
Time: 3:28PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Rotherham

Should Rotherham United progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

RUFC - Millers Not Impressed With New Proposals

New ideas for 'four leagues' not going down so well with clubs

RUFC - Talks With Players On Hold

Out of contract players' talks on hold until new man installed

RUFC - Chairman Down To Two Possibilities?

New man in by Wednesday next week?

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should We Expand The New York Stadium In Time For The Coming Season
Suggested By:
Yes79%
No21%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe371
2.sixpence105
3.rybel_b93
4.mos6026
5.mvmiller10
6.Marky798
7.Millie Miller6
8.axholme6
9.nogginthenog5
10.Chris Maiden5