Referees for Leeds and Doncaster matches confirmed.
The referees for this weekends Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds United and next Tuesday's Capital One Cup Round Two fixture versus Doncaster at Vicarage Road have been announced by The Football League.
For this weekends Sky Bet Championship fixture against Leeds United at Vicarage Road, the referee will be Isle Of Wight official James Linington. Linington refereed the Hornets three times last season, with the Golden Boys winning once (4-0 vs Blackpool at Vicarage Road ) and loosing twice (2-3 to Derby County at Vicarage Road and 2-1 to Qpr at Loftus Road). Last season, Linington officiated 37 games across The Football League, handing out 109 yellow cards and 7 red. This season, Linington has refereed 3 matches, where he has handed out 11 yellow cards and 2 red as well as 1 penalty.
For next Tuesday's Capital One Cup Round Two fixture against Doncaster Rovers at Vicarage Road, the referee will be Northamptonshire official Andy Woolmer. Woolmer officiated the Hornets once last season which came in the Hornets 1-1 draw with Charlton in September at Vicarage Road. He refereed 30 matches last season across The Football League, handing out 86 yellow cards and 2 red. This season, he has officiated one match handing out 2 yellow cards.
For the full appointments, please see below.
Watford vs Leeds United.
Referee - James Linington
Linesman - Paul Hobday and Paul Kelly.
Fourth Official - Gary Sutton
Watford vs Doncaster
Referee - Andy Woolmer.
Linesman - Stephen Finch and Grant Taylor
Fourth Official - Dave Bushell