Referees for next two matches announced.

12/02/2014 17:50

The referees for the next two Sky Bet Championship matches against Middlesbrough and Yeovil have been announced. For this Saturdays match at home to Middlesbrough, the referee will be West Midlands official Oliver Langford. This will be the sixth time that Langford has refereed the Hornets since he became a Football League referee. Langford has refereed the Hornets once this season which came in the 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest in August which was televised on Sky Sports. He has officiated 23 games this season ( 8 of which in the championship) and has handed out 48 yellow cards and 2 red as well as 5 penalties.

For Tuesday nights match away to Yeovil Town which was postponed on New Years Day due to a waterlogged pitch, the referee will be Nottinghamshire official James Adcock. This will be the third time Adcock has refereed the Hornets with the Hornets winning the two previous matches he has officiated. Adcock has refereed the Hornets once this season which came in the 6-1 win over Bournemouth in August at Vicarage Road. Adcock has refereed 20 games this season ( 8 of which in the Championship) and has handed out 73 yellow cards and 5 red as well as 3 penalties. For the full appointments, please see below:

Watford V Middlesbrough

Referee - Oliver Langford

Linesman - Mark Pottage and Guy Stretton

Fourth Official - Iain Williamson.

 

Yeovil V Watford

Referee - James Adcock

Linesman - Ian Crouch and Mark Howes

Fourth Official - Adam Hopkins