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Carl Boyeson to referee Doncaster Rovers FA Cup clash

3 November 2021

Carl Boyeson will be the man in the middle for the Iron's home Emirates FA Cup encounter against Doncaster Rovers this weekend.

The East Yorkshire-based official will take charge of his 10th game of the season. Boyeson is one of the EFL's longest serving officials, with him now in his 20th campaign.

He took the referee course at the age of 22, passing the exam in May 1993, starting his officiating journey by refereeing on the Hull Sunday League. He's now racked up around 600 EFL games in total, in addition to serving for six years as an assistant referee in the Premier League and EFL.

On the opening day of the campaign, he refereed Wycombe's 3-1 away win at Cheltenham Town, showing two yellow cards. Meanwhile his latest fixture was last weekend when he oversaw Walsall's 1-0 away win at Sutton United, with two cautions shown on the day.

Boyeson last took charge of an Iron game back in February 2020 when Scunthorpe hosted their last Grassroots Day, winning 1-0 against Forest Green Rovers. Five cautions were shown on the day, with Andy Butler, Alex Gilliead, Abo Eisa and John McAtee - who also notched the winner - carded for the home side on the day.

He's taken charge of 11 United fixtures over the course of 19 years - his first back on Boxing Day in 2002. He's shown a total of 42 yellow cards and one red in those games.

Meanwhile, he's taken charge of Doncaster Rovers on 23 occasions, most recently back in August when the side drew 0-0 at home to Portsmouth. Across those matches, he's issued a total of 65 yellow cards and seven reds.

Last season, he took charge of 29 games, issuing 98 yellow cards and two reds. So far this campaign, he's shown 24 yellows and no reds in nine encounters.

On Saturday, Boyeson will be assisted by Wayne Grunnill and Kenwyn Hughes, while Anthony Moore has been appointed as the fourth official.

PAST SCUNTHORPE UNITED ENCOUNTERS

DATE COMP  MATCH 
Feb 22, 2020 LG 2 Iron 1-0 Forest Green Rovers 5 0
Dec 26, 2019 LG 2 Iron 0-2 Walsall 1 0
Dec 22, 2018 LG 1 Bradford City 2-0 Iron 6 1
Aug 22, 2018 LG 1 Iron 0-5 Fleetwood Town 5 0
Jan 20, 2018 LG 1  Iron 1-3 Gillingham
Mar 16, 2013 LG 1 Notts County 1-0 Iron 4 0
Oct 4, 2011 JPT Iron 0-1 Oldham Athletic 3 0
Aug 30, 2008 LG 1 Stockport County 0-3 Iron 0 0
Sep 2, 2005 LG 1 Huddersfield Town 1-4 Iron 4 0
Feb 5, 2005 LG 2 Iron 2-1 Kidderminster Harriers 6 0
Dec 26, 2002 DIV 3 Iron 0-0 Rushden & Diamonds 4 0

PAST DONCASTER ROVERS ENCOUNTERS

DATE COMP  MATCH 
Aug 21, 2021 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Portsmouth 4 0
Oct 3, 2020 LG 1 Wigan Athletic 1-0 Doncaster Rovers 3 0
Mar 7, 2020 LG 1 Milton Keynes Dons 0-1 Doncaster Rovers 4 0
Dec 29, 2019 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Sunderland 5 0
Feb 9, 2019 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Peterborough United 5 1
Oct 27, 2018 LG 1 Coventry City 2-1 Doncaster Rovers 2 0
Aug 11, 2018 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 3-0 Wycombe Wanderers 6 0
Apr 17, 2018 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 3-3 Bury 1 0
Nov 21, 2017 LG 1 Wigan Athletic 3-0 Doncaster Rovers 5 0
Apr 17, 2017 LG 2 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Blackpool 4 1
Oct 4, 2016 EFL T Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Derby County U21s 4 0
Feb 27, 2016 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Millwall 5 0
Mar 21, 2015 LG 1 Coventry City 1-3 Doncaster Rovers 4 0
Jan 10, 2015 LG 1 Oldham Athletic 2-2 Doncaster Rovers 3 1
Aug 20, 2013 CHAMP Wigan Athletic 2-2 Doncaster Rovers 3 0
Dec 17, 2010 CHAMP Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Middlesbrough 0 0
Aug 18, 2009 CHAMP Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Coventry City 2 0
Jan 25, 2008 LG 1 Doncaster Rovers 0-4 Swansea City 1 1
Oct 23, 2007 EFL T Doncaster Rovers 3-0 Oldham Athletic 0 0
Feb 20, 2007 LG 1 Crewe Alexandra 2-1 Doncaster Rovers 3 0
Nov 28, 2006 EFL T Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Accrington Stanley 3 1
Jan 10, 2004 DIV 3 Doncaster Rovers 5-0 Leyton Orient 2 0
Aug 12, 2003 LGE C Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Grimsby Town 6 2
         

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