Referee for Derby match confirmed.

20/11/2014 15:23

The referee for this weekends Sky Bet Championship clash against Derby County at Vicarage Road has been announced by The Football League.


The referee will be experienced official Keith Stroud from Hampshire. Stroud officiated the Hornets twice last season, which came in the 0-1 defeat to Reading at Vicarage Road in January where he sent off Alex Merkel and the Golden Boys 2-2 draw with Millwall in April.


Stroud is a highly experienced referee and has even took charge of a Premier League game this season as well as Liverpool and Arsenal in the Capital One Cup.


This season, he has refereed 16 matches, handing out 80 yellow cards and 2 red.


For the full appointment, please see below:


Watford vs Derby


Referee – Keith Stroud.



Linesman – Stephen Finch and Ian Rathbone


Fourth Official – Lee Collins.