FA Cup Match Officials

December 1, 2016


For The Emirates FA Cup fixture between Bristol Rovers and AFC Barrow.   



The Emirates FA Cup Second Round Proper.

Sunday 4th December 2016. Kick Off is 2.00pm at the Memorial Stadium, Bristol.


Northamptonshire based, Dean Whitestone has been in charge of 21 professional fixtures this season. He has yet to issue a Red Card during 2016/17 but has handed out 54 Yellow cards in those games.


Match Referee: Whitestone, Dean

Dean Whitestone has been the referee for matches involving Bristol Rovers on 15 previous occasions.  In those matches there have been 5 victories for Bristol Rovers, 7 defeats and 3 draws.

He was last in charge of Bristol Rovers fixture on Saturday 12th March 2016 when Mansfield Town were beaten 1-0 thanks to a 61st minute goal from Matty Taylor.

He was previously the referee in the penultimate Home league fixture of the 2013/14 season when Rochdale came to The Memorial Stadium on the 21st of April 2014 and won 2-1 courtesy of a 63rd minute goal from Matt Lund.

Assistant Referees: Kidd, Christopher and Lymer, Colin.

Fourth Official: Farries, John.

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