Date: 27th January 2006 at 12:02pm
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The Carling Cup Final between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United will be refereed by 45-year-old Alan Wiley from Burntwood. He has given out 4 reds and 60 yellows in 20 matches so far this season.

This will be his first cup final since he became a referee.

He has previously refereed Latics games in the 4-0 loss to Man Utd at Old Trafford and the 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers at The JJB Stadium.