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LUFC Leicester v Leeds Match Officials

Anthony Bates will be the man in charge when Leeds United travel to Leicester City on Boxing Day.

The Staffordshire official has taken charge of 17 games so far this season showing 43 yellow cards and 3 reds.

The last time he was in charge of Leicester was during the 2008/09 season when they drew 1-1 at home against Swindon Town.

This will be his second game in charge of Leeds this season having taking charge of their opening away fixture of the season at Nottingham Forest where they drew 1-1.

Referee: A. Bates (Staffordshire)
Assistants: M.E Weaver & G.R Young
Fourth official: A.E Fearn



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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 24 2010

Time: 9:24AM

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Lets hope we are not calling him Master Bates by the end of the game!
dazza71
This guy is a bit of a bottler who is influenced by the crowd. He is the one who incorrecly sent off Alan Thompson at Southampton is a crucial game for Leeds. The card was later recinded but we lost the game. His booking of Watt against Forest was a cop out to avoid sending a Forest player off for a blantant stamp. Not a ref you want away from home.
erni
I remember that erni, Gunter should have walked and we would have probably gone on to win the game.
King Billy
 

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