Date: 13th August 2018 at 12:12pm
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Tomorrow evening the Saddlers travel to Prenton Park for our Carabao Cup First Round tie with Tranmere Rovers

The match officials for tomorrows game have been announced and its a bad omen for the Saddlers with the news that Michael Salisbury is in the middle.

Match officials are as follows

Referee – MICHAEL SALISBURY
Linesmen – Mark Griffiths and David Benton
Fourth Official : Wade Smith

Salisbury has officiated four games involving the Saddlers with the reds yet to taste victory –  losing three and drawing one.

He officiated one game involving the Saddlers last season – he officiated our 2-1 EFL Trophy defeat to Bury.

Salisbury awarded a penalty in our 4-1 home defeat to Scunthorpe in 2016. Salisbury has dished out eight yellow cards involving the Saddlers with the reds only receiving two of them – both yellow cards were given to Andreas Makris.

Last season Salisbury officiated thirty-one games, dishing out one hundred and seven yellow cards, nine reds and awarding nine penalties.

 

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