Dale Match Officials
February 2, 2017
The Match Officials for Bristol Rovers visit to Rochdale AFC have been announced.
Rochdale v Bristol Rovers.
Sky Bet EFL Division ONE.
Saturday 4th February 2017.
Match Referee: MARK BROWN.
Assistant Referees: Stephen Wade and Paul Marsden.
Fourth Official: Philip Dermott.
Humberside based, he has been the whistle-blower for just 3 Bristol Rovers fixtures.
He last controlled a BRFC Match in November 2015 when Carlisle United were beaten 2-0.
The 66th and 87th minute goals at The Memorial Stadium were scored by “an ex-BRFC Striker”.
In that fixture Lee Brown, Mark McChrystal, Tom Parkes and Stuart Sinclair were all given Yellow cards.
Mark Brown was also the referee in November 2013 when JJOT scored at The Kassam Stadium.
A 71st minute penalty brought the 1-0 victory; the only BRFC win in a spell of 13 games.
Tom Lockyer, Seanan Clucas and John Joe O’Toole were all booked in this match.
This season Mark Brown has only been in charge of only 3 matches so far.
In those matches in January 2017 he has booked 8 players, issued no Red cards and has given no penalties.