BCAFC Match Officials

Feb 9, 2017 | News, Programme Notes

The match officials for the Bradford City fixture have been announced.

Bristol Rovers v Bradford City

Saturday 11th February 2017.

3.00pm kick off at The Memorial Stadium, Bristol.


Graham Salisbury has been in charge of 20 previous fixtures involving Bradford City but only 9 Bristol Rovers games.



Assistant Referees: Robert Dabbs and Andrew Quin.

Fourth Official: Christopher Husband.

Graham Salisbury is a 54 year old referee from Lancashire and has been very busy this season. He has been the referee for one FA Cup and one EFL Cup match, 3 EFL Trophy encounters, 8 Division ONE games and 13 Division TWO fixtures. In the 26 matches he has been the whistle blower he has given over 80 Yellow cards 5 Red cards.

He was last in charge of a Bristol Rovers match on Saturday 19th March 2016 when Newport County were beaten 4-1 in an inspired Bristol Rovers performance. Going 1-0 down to a good Alex Rodman goal Bristol Rovers gained revenge for the 4-1 defeat earlier in the season on Saturday 24th October 2016 at The Memorial Stadium. The goals came from Ollie Clarke, Ellis Harrison, Cristian Montano and an ex-striker.

The last occasion Graham Salisbury was the referee for a Bantams away match they were 3-0 winners at Doncaster Rovers on Friday 3rd April 2015. Graham has been the main match official for two Home fixtures for Bradford City this season already. They lost 2-1 to Accrington Stanley in the FA Cup and beat Fleetwood Town 2-1 in the league.