On Saturday the Grecians travel to Southend on Saturday for a League 2 fixture. Kick off is at 3pm. Tickets are available for a discount from Exeter’s reception.

The match day officials are:

Assistant Referees: Alan Dale and David Rock
Fourth Official Robert Whitton

Phil Gibbs is a 48 year old teacher from Birmingham. He started refereeing games in the football league in 2008, his first league game was Shrewsbury beating Macclesfield 4-0 in a league 2 fixture. He’s so far refereed 5 games this season, issuing 12 yellow cards and one red.

He’s been in charge if a few Exeter games over the years, and has sent three City players off in that time. His record his:-

  • Exeter 2 -1 Rochdale. 1st April 2013.
  • 14th August 2012 League Cup game  at home to Crystal Palace, which City lost 2-1.ref_gibbs_thumb
  • The 2011 New Year’s 2-0 defeat at Colchester last season when he sent off Danny Coles.
  • The 2-0 home win over Colchester in April 2010, when he didn’t send any City players.
  • The 1-0 defeat at Millwall where Barry Corr was sent off.
  • The drab 0-0 at home with Grimsby in 2008.
  • The highly entertaining 4-3 Boxing Day fixture at home to Torquay United where Danny Seaborne was sent off.
  • The 0-0 at Stevenage in April 2007.
  • The 4-0 win over Crawley Town in April 2006.
  • In August 2005 the game at Farnborough when we lost 2-1.
  • In January 2004 he reffed the 1-1 draw at home to Margate.

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