The EFL have appointed John Brooks as the man in the middle for Port Vale’s Boxing Day clash with Coventry City.
So far this campaign, he has officiated in 26 games across the Football League but is yet to referee Neil Aspin’s side this season.
Out of the 26 games so far, he has refereed in:
2 Championship games
13 League One games
6 League Two games
2 FA Cup games
3 Checkatrade Trophy games
1 EFL Cup game
He has given out 77 yellow cards this season and four reds. He will be assisted by Joe Clark and Ravel Cheosiaua, with Nicholas Barnard acting as fourth official.