East in Charge
Referee Appointed The currently appointed referee for Coventry City's Championship game on Saturday against Watford is Roger East is from Wiltshire. Mr East joined the National List of assistant referees in 2000 and spent seven years as an assistant, running the line at the 2004 FA Cup Final before his promotion, in 2007, to the National Referees List. Last season, he had 36 matches and issued 125 yellow cards. This season, he has had three matches with his last game being Oxford's 2-0 win over Shrewsbury on Tuesday night. His last City match was the 2-1 victory over Millwall back in April and his only other Coventry match was the 2-1 defeat at Cardiff City in September 2008. His assistants are Gary Stott from Manchester & Kevin Johnson from Somerset. The Fourth Official is Robert Ellis from Birmingham.
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