Date: 30th October 2017 at 8:02pm
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Reading and Nottingham Forest this Tuesday.

Reading host Nottingham Forest on Tuesday October 31 for the game at the Madejski Stadium and the match carries an 8pm kick off.

Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistant Refs: Harry Lennard and Matthew Wilkes
Fourth Official: Stephen Martin

Match Day referee Tierney has officiated six games in 2017/18, showing 21 yellow cards.

He took in 32 games in 2016/17, with a return of 110 yellow cards and five red cards.

His highest card count that season was seven yellows and one red in the game between Swindon and Oxford. He also showed seven yellows in the game between Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing Day.

He took in 42 matches in 2015/16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 118 yellow cards and four red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers on August 28 with a total of eight yellows being shown and one red card.

Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of the players edge closer to automatic bans.

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