No history-making referee for Wigan Athletic this weekend

There's been a late change of referee for Wigan Athletic's trip to Doncaster this weekend.

Thursday, 13th January 2022, 1:57 pm
Updated Friday, 14th January 2022, 11:40 am
Rebecca Welch

History-making Rebecca Welch was due to be in charge for the League One clash.

But there has been a switch at short notice, with Alan Young now taking the whistle.

Welch, 37, last week became the first woman to referee a men's FA Cup tie, the third-round encounter between Birmingham and Plymouth.

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Young will be assisted this weekend by Conor Brown and Oliver Bickle, with Johnathon Bickerdike as fourth official.

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