Referees for next two matches against Blackpool and Sheffield Wednesday announced
The referees for the next two matches away to Blackpool on Saturday and away to Sheffield Wednesday on tuesday night have been announced. For Saturdays game away to Blackpool, Kevin Wright will be the referee. The last time Wright refereed Watford was in the 2010-11 season when he refereed the 2-1 defeat away to Middlesborough. This season, Wright has refereed 3 matches this season handing out 13 yellow cards and 0 straight reds.
For Tuesday Nights game away to Sheffield Wednesday Tony Bates will be the referee. He last refereed Watford last season at Vicarage Road when Watford lost 3-0 to Southampton awarding a very debatabul penalty to the away side. Bates has refereed 10 matches this season handing out 28 yellow cards and 0 straight reds.
See The Full Appointments below:
Blackpool V Watford
Referee - Kevin Wright
Linesman - Phillip Dermott and Mark Duncan
Fourth Official - Jason Tyas
Sheffield Wednesday V Watford
Referee - Tony Bates
Linesman - Robert Astley and Robert Merchant
Fourth Official - Tony Harrington