Whitestone The Ref For City's Trip To Stevenage

Last updated : 19 December 2012 By Covsupport News Service

The currently appointed referee for Coventry City's League One game at Stevenage is Dean Whitestone from Northampton.

Dean started refereeing in Northampton in 1992 and it was his father who was a class one referee, who got him interested. He progressed through the United Counties League, The Southern League, The Conference and onto the Football League as a referee in 2005/2006.

His last City game was the League Cup win over Birmingham City back in August. Previous games he has been in charge of are the 3-0 win at Portsmouth in April 2011, the 1-1 draw against Blackpool on January 30th 2010, the 2-1 win at Northampton Town in a Jackson Grundy Cup game in July 2009, the 2-1 win at Charlton on December 9th 2008, the 1-0 home win over QPR on September 20th 2008, the 1-1 home draw with Southend on December 30th 2006.

This season, he has 21 games, eight of which have been League One matches. He has shown 69 yellows and three red cards.

His assistants are; Stephen Rubery and Alan Young. The Fourth Official is Wayne Porter