Date: 22nd December 2016 at 10:18pm
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Fulham on Boxing Day.

Ipswich Town host Fulham on Monday December 26 for the game at Portman Road and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Oliver Langford
Linesmen: Bill Smallwood and Akil Howson
Fourth Official: Robert Whitton

Match Day referee Langford has officiated 22 games in 2016/17 with a return of 68 yellows and four red cards.

His highest card count this season was nine yellows in the game between Swindon Town and Bristol Rovers.

He took in 41 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 99 yellow cards and four red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Burton Albion and Millwall on December 1 with a total of seven yellows being shown, along with one red.

Langford is a very experienced match official, with eight seasons as an EFL referee under his belt. As part of the PGMO development programme, he has officiated in the Dallas Cup and Algarve Cup. He has now refereed nearly 200 EFL matches.

Source – EFL.

Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of our players edge closer to automatic bans.

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