Referee for Millwall match confirmed
The referee for this weekends Sky Bet Championship match against Millwall at the New Den has been announced by The Football League. The referee will be Hampshire official Keith Stroud. This will be the 13th time that Stroud has refereed the Hornets since joining the football league list with Watford winning 5 of the matches that Stroud has been in charge of. Stroud has refereed the Hornets once this season which came in the 0-1 home defeat to Reading in January where he sent of Watfords Alex Merkel late on. The 0-1 defeat has been the only home match that Watford have lost this season since Beppe Sannino took over as head coach. Stroud has officiated 35 games this season ( 15 of which coming in the championship) and has handed out 148 yellow cards and 7 red as well as 8 penalties. For the full appointment please see below:
Millwall V Watford
Referee - Keith Stroud
Linesman - Antony Coggins and Stephen Rubery
Fourth Official - Simon Hooper.