Pawson In Charge Of City's Cup Tie
Craig began refereeing at the age of fourteen and was promoted on to the national list of referees in 2008. His career has been heavily influenced by his father who was a national list assistant referee.
He has had sixteen games this season, which included City's 2-0 win at Scunthorpe in November and has shown forty yellow card and two red.
Mr Pawson was also in charge of City's 2-1 win over Blackpool in January 2009. He has not been in charge of Crystal Palace before.
His assistants are Peter Bankes from Merseyside & Chris Kavanagh from Lancashire. The Fourth Official is Mark Heywood from Cheshire.