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Geoff Eltringham to referee Doncaster Rovers Carabao Cup clash

13 August 2018

Geoff Eltringham will be the man in the middle for the Iron's home Carabao Cup encounter against Doncaster Rovers.

The County Durham-based 38-year-old has just commenced his tenth campaign as an EFL referee and will once again be predominantly be refereeing in the Championship as a Select Group 2 match official.

He last took charge of the Iron in 2015-16 when he oversaw the goalless draw at the Banks's Stadium against Walsall, while prior to that he refereed the 4-2 away victory at Oldham Athletic in October 2015.

Eltringham has refereed Doncaster Rovers on eight occasions, three of which Port Vale fixtures, showing just 15 yellow cards and one red in those games. Similarly, in eight Scunthorpe games in charge, he has shown 11 yellow cards and one red.

The local derby will be his second game of the campaign after taking charge of Bolton Wanderers' opening day win at West Bromwich Albion where he showed just one yellow card.

He will be assisted by James Mainwaring and Nick Greenhalgh, while Peter Wright has been appointed as the fourth official.

PAST SCUNTHORPE ENCOUNTERS

DATE COMP  MATCH 
Mar 1, 2016 LG 1  Walsall 0-0 Iron 
Oct 10, 2015 LG 1 Oldham Athletic 2-4 Iron 2 0
Mar 22, 2014 LG 1 Iron 1-0 Burton Albion 2 0
Dec 26, 2013 LG 1 Bury 2-2 Iron 2 1
Nov 20, 2012 LG 1 Iron 1-2 Bury 0 0
Sep 18, 2012 LG 1 Oldham Athletic 1-1 Iron 1 0
Jan 2, 2012 LG 1 Hartlepool United 1-2 Iron 2 0
Sep 13, 2011 LG 1 Rochdale 1-0 Iron 2 0

PAST DONCASTER ROVERS ENCOUNTERS

DATE COMP  MATCH 
Feb 24, 2018  LG 1 Rotherham United 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
Nov 8, 2016 EFLT Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Port Vale 3 0
Jan 26, 2016 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Port Vale 1 0
Oct 6, 2015 EFLT York City 2-0 Doncaster Rovers 1 0
Aug 16, 2014 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Port Vale 0 1
Aug 16, 2013 CHAMP Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Blackburn Rovers 3 0
Mar 3, 2012 CHAMP Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion 5 0
Oct 18, 2011 CHAMP Blackpool 2-1 Doncaster Rovers 0 0

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