Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Ref Watch: Blackpool v Posh

Ref Watch: Blackpool v Posh


The man in charge of the npower Championship match between Blackpool and Peterborough United is MARK HAYWOOD.





Mark Haywood referees his second Posh match of the season this weekend as he takes charge of the match at Blackpool. His first match officiating Posh this season came in October when Posh lost 1-0 at home to Nottingham Forest thanks to an excellent strike from Andy Reid. One yellow card was issued that day which went to the visitors Greg Halford.

Blackpool have yet to have Haywood officiate them this season.

Married with four daughters, Haywood began refereeing in 1993 in West Yorkshire, and rose through the West Yorkshire and Northern Premier Leagues to reach the national list of assistant referees in 2002.

Haywood was promoted into the national list of referees in 2006 and he has since refereed both the FA Vase and FA Trophy Quarter-Finals, and the 2010 Unibond League Final.

He decided to become a referee after being challenged by a work colleague who was already a match official and afterwards said: 'I took the course and learnt more in six weeks than I had seen in 28 years as a fan.'.

Despite Blackpool not having Haywood officiate them this season, he did referee three of their matches last season in which they drew one and lost two of them.

Blackpool`s last match with Haywood came in March last year when Posh produced arguably their best performance of the season to beat Blackpool 3-1 at London Road. Goals by Tyrone Barnett [pictured below] and Paul Taylor helped Posh to a 2-0 half-time lead before George Boyd added a third in the second half.





The West Yorkshire based referee has officiated 31 matches so far this season issuing 76 yellow cards and just two red cards. Just under half (15) of the matches have been in the Championship where he issued 34 yellow cards and no red cards.

His last Championship match came Tuesday last week when he officiated the match between Crystal Palace and Hull City. That match saw a hat-trick from veteran striker Kevin Phillips while both sides received just one card each.

The assistant referees for the Blackpool v Posh match are Simeon Lucas and William Smallwodd. The fourth official is Richard Clark.

Blackpool v Peterborough United
Location: Bloomfield Road
Date:16th March, 2013
Kick-off: 3pm

Referee

Mark Haywood

Assistants
Simeon Lucas
William Smallwood

Fourth official
Richard Clark



twitter Follow me on Twitter: @mwl1967

Photos courtesy of www.football-league.co.uk and www.theposhpics.com and

. You can also follow Vital Peterborough on: facebook and twitter

Join The Vital Debate



Join Vital Peterborough United!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


Vital Posh is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital Posh today?
It's easy to REGISTER HERE. Simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!.


Message Board
To visit the message board, click here.


Get involved
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Posh at peterborough@vitalfootball.co.uk .



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:mwl1967
Date:Saturday March 16 2013
Time: 11:29AM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Posh Finally Confirm Signing Of Stevens

Peterborough United have finally confirmed the signing of Barnet`s teenage striker Mathew Stevens

Nicholson Heading To Imps?

Peterborough United winger Jordan Nicholson is training with Lincoln City with a view to making the move in to a loan

New Contracts For New Skippers

Peterborough United have agreed new contracts with their new captain and new vice-captain

Forrester Is The New Skipper

Peterborough United midfielder Chris Forrester has been named as the new captain

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many new players should Posh bring in this summer?
Suggested By:
010%
10%
21%
36%
436%
517%
6+30%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)