Anthony Bates will be the man in charge on Sunday when Leeds United travel to the City Ground to face Nottingham Forest.
The Staffordshire official has refereed two games so far this season. He was in charge of the Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town game on the opening weekend and in his two games, so far he`s shown 5 yellow cards and 0 reds.
Last season he took charge of 36 games, showing 106 yellow cards and 1 red.
The last time he took charge of Nottingham Forest was in February when they lost 1-0 at Coventry City, in that game he showed four yellow cards.
His last game in charge of Leeds United was in December 2008 when they lost 3-1 at MK Dons in what proved to be Gary McAllister`s last game in charge.
Referee: A. Bates (Staffordshire)
Assistants: M. George & P.R Marsden
Fourth official: J. Waugh
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