Referees for both legs of Play Off Semi Finals announced.
The referees for both legs of the Play Off Semi Final against Leicester have been announced. Both legs will be televised on Sky Sports. For tommorws away leg against Leicester, Lancashire Premier League Referee Neil Swarbrick will be the man in the middle. He has officiated the Hornets once this seaspm wjocj came in the 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest at Vicarage Road during December 2012. He has officiated 30 games this season (17 in the Premier League) and has handed out 104 yellow cards and 1 red. He has given out 6 penalties this season as well.
For Sundays home leg against Leicester, Staffordhire Premier League referee Phil Dowd will be the man in the middle. He has also refereed the Hornets once this season which came in the 3-0 away defeat against Manchester City in the FA Cup. He has officiated 36 games this season ( 25 in the premier league) and has handed out 123 yellow and 5 red cards. He has also give 11 penalties this season. See the full appointments below:
Leicester V Watford
Referee - Neil Swarbrick
Linesman - Harry Lennard and Ron Ganfield.
Fourth Official - Roger East
Watford V Leicester
Referee - Phil Dowd
Linesman - Mark Scholes and Matthew Wilkes
Fourth Official - Geoff Eltringham.