It isn’t just Carlisle United representing Cumberland in the Emirates FA Cup this weekend, as two Cumberland referees will also be involved in the first round proper.
Anthony Backhouse will be the referee taking charge of Port Vale v Sunderland on Sunday (11 November), while Kevin Mulraine, who took charge of last season’s Cumberland Cup Final, will be an assistant referee for Accrington Stanley v Colchester United.
The Emirates FA Cup
First Round Proper
Friday 9 – Monday 12 November 2018
Port Vale FC v Sunderland AFC 11-Nov-18 (14:30)
Referee: Anthony Backhouse
Assistant Referees: Alix Pashley & Marvyn Amphlett
Fourth Official: Peter Wright
Assessor: Brian Curson
Accrington Stanley FC v Colchester United FC 10-Nov-18 (15:00)
Referee: Martin Coy
Assistant Referees: Kevin Mulraine & Simon Clayton
Fourth Official: Joe Hull
Assessor: Michael Pike
Cumberland FA would like to congratulate Ant and Kevin on their appointments as well as wishing Cumberland’s Carlisle United the best of luck in their tie against Crewe Alexandra.
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