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RUFC - Ref Watch v The Owls
Tony Harrington from Cleveland

Tony is in his fifth season as a Football League Referee after refereeing in the Teesside Junior Football Alliance at the age of 14 and completed a basic refereeing course whilst at school as part of the Duke of Edinburgh award. After four years as an EFL assistant referee and four years as a National League referee, he was appointed to the EFL Referees List in 2012/13.

Tony was last in charge of the Millers in December when Burton Town were the visitors to the New York Stadium. Former Miller Chris O'Grady opened the scoring for the visitors with Jackson Irvine making it two-nil on the forty-first minute. Tom Adeyemi gave the Millers some halving the deficit right on half-time but Burton went home with all three points. Darnell Fisher, Lee Frecklington and Danny Ward were booked alongside three Burton players that afternoon.

The time before that when Tony was in charge of a Rotherham game was on a cold Friday night in December in 2015 at Ewood Park when the only goal of the game was a terrific header from Luke Hyam on the half-hour mark - unfortunately he put it past Lee Camp to give Rovers the win. Kirk Broadfoot was the only player booked that evening.

The season before he was in the middle for our game at the New York Stadium against Blackpool. Jordan Bowery came off the bench and put the Millers ahead on seventy-eight minutes only for Steve Davies to equalise seven minutes later. Tony booked three players that day, all Millers - Paul Green, Ben Pringle and Manu Ledesma.

In October 2013 Tony was in charge of our game against Tranmere when Kieran Agard opened the scoring for the Millers on the hour mark. After having a penalty appeal turned down for handball themselves, the Millers were annoyed when Mr Harrington said that Joe Skarz had pushed former Millers loanee Abdulai Bell-Baggie over in the area and pointed to the spot. Ryan Lowe scored from the spot to make it one-all and a point-a-piece.

Twelve months before saw Southend visiting the New York Stadium which was Tony's first visit there - and it was one that Millers fans want to forget. The sides went in goalless at half-time but two goals in the second half form Britt Assombalonga plus another from Dave Martin gave the visitors a three-nil win.

This season Tony has been in charge of thirty-one games showing one hundred and fourteen yellow cards and two red cards

Running the line will be . . . .

Andrew Fox from Warwickshire
and
Tim Wood from Gloucestershire

The Fourth Official will be . . . .

Oliver Langford from the West Midlands



Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Monday April 3 2017
Time: 9:44AM

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