LUFC Blackpool v Leeds Men in Black
Tony Bates will be the man in charge when Leeds United travel to Blackpool on Tuesday night.
The Staffordshire official has taken charge of 36 games showing 91 yellow cards and 1 red.
His one and only red card this season came in his last game on Saturday when he sent off Leyton Orient`s Ryan Dickson (correctly) in their 3-1 defeat at Sheffield United.
Bates has a good record for keeping his red card in his pocket having shown just six red cards in the past three seasons.
This will be the first time he has taken charge of Blackpool since the 2008/09 season when they defeated Barnsley 1-0 at home.
His last game in charge of Leeds was at Derby County on Boxing Day when they lost 1-0 with Bates showing three yellow cards, Michael Brown and Luciano Becchio going in the book for Leeds
He took charge of Leeds twice last season, the 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest and the 2-2 draw at Leicester City.
Referee: Tony Bates (Staffordshire)
Assistants: Ryan Johnson & Kevin Mattocks
Fourth official: Michael Salisbury
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