Check out the match official appointments for the opening weekend of the 2021/2022 season

Written by Nathan Mattick

Saturday 7th August 

Sky Bet League One

Bolton Wanderers v Milton Keynes Dons 

Referee: Martin Coy
Assistant Referees: Paul Newhouse and Hristo Karaivanov
Fourth Official: Tom Reeves

Cambridge United v Oxford United

Referee: David Rock
Assistant Referees: Darren Blunden and Scott Williams
Fourth Official: Michael Webb

Crewe Alexandra v Cheltenham Town 

Referee: Ben Toner
Assistant Referees: Danny Gratton and Alan Clayton
Fourth Official: Christopher Husband

Doncaster Rovers v AFC Wimbledon 

Referee: Samuel Barrott
Assistant Referees: Thomas Harty and Robert Atkin
Fourth Official: Geoffrey Russell

Fleetwood Town v Portmouth 

Referee: Benjamin Speedie
Assistant Referees: Bradley Hall and Chris Isherwood
Fourth Official: Billy Smallwood

Gillingham v Lincoln City

Referee: Thomas Bramall
Assistant Referees: Adam Ricketts and Michael Chard
Fourth Official: Alan Dale

Ipswich Town v Morecambe 

Referee: Craig Hicks
Assistant Referees: Andy Bennett and Kevin Howick
Fourth Official: Stephen Brown

Rortherham United v Plymouth Argyle

Referee: Sebastian Stockbridge
Assistant Referees: Marvyn Amphlett and Matthew Smith
Fourth Official: Joe Simpson

Shrewsbury Town v Burton Albion 

Referee: Anthony Backhouse
Assistant Referees: Garry Maskell and Oliver Bickle
Fourth Official: Kevin Morris

Sunderland v Wigan Athletic

Referee: Robert Madley
Assistant Referees: Joe Clark and Stephen Wade
Fourth Official: Paul Marsden

Wycombe Wanderers v Accrington Stanley 

Referee: Charles Breakspear
Assistant Referees: James Vallance and Nicholas Cooper
Fourth Official: Samuel Ogles

Charlton Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday (KO: 17:30)

Referee: Will Finnie
Assistant Referees: Andrew Laver and Aaron Farmer
Fourth Official: Paul Howard

Sky Bet League Two

 Carlisle United v Colchester United

Referee: Peter Wright
Assistant Referees: Simon Clayton and Ivan Stankovic
Fourth Official: Adam Herczeg

Exeter City v Bradford City

Referee: Sam Allison
Assistant Referees: Simon Shaw and Mark Derrien
Fourth Official: Alex James 

Forest Green Rovers v Sutton United

Referee: James Bell
Assistant Referees: Richard Morris and Declan O'Shea
Fourth Official: Steven Plane

Harrogate Town v Rochdale AFC 

Referee: Anthoy Coggins
Assistant Referees: Paul Graham and Darren Williams
Fourth Official: Matthew Dicicco

Hartlepool United v Crawley Town 

Referee: Scott Oldham
Assistant Referees: Kevin Mulraine and Graeme Fyvie
Fourth Official: Andy Haines

Mansfield Town v Bristol Rovers 

Referee: Joshua Smith
Assistant Referees: Marc Wilson and Natalie Aspinall
Fourth Official: Daniel Middleton

Northampton Town v Port Vale 

Referee: Simon Mather
Assistant Referees: Daniel Flynn and Mark Jones
Fourth Official: Trevor Kettle

Oldham Athletic v Newport County 

Referee: Tom Nield
Assistant Referees: Declan Ford and Daniel Woodward
Fourth Official: Lee Freeman

Salford City v Leyton Orient 

Referee: Andrew Kitchen
Assistant Referees: Steven Rushton and Lisa Rashid
Fourth Official: Peter Gooch

Scunthorpe United v Swindon Town 

Referee: Sam Purkiss
Assistant Referees: Abbas Khan and Ian Smedley
Fourth Official: Carl Boyeson

Stevenage v Barrow 

Referee: James Oldham
Assistant Referees: Paul Yates and Mark Stevens
Fourth Official: Leigh Crowhurst

Tranmere Rovers v Walsall 

Referee: Carl Brook
Assistant Referees: Christopher Ward and Richard Bartlett
Fourth Official: Grant Taylor

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