Atkinson is the referee for the Play Off Final.

24/05/2013 15:36

The referee for the play off final against Crystal Palace which will be played at Wembley has been announced. The man in the middle will be West Yorkshire premiership referee Martin Atkinson. Atkinson last refereed the Hornets when they were in the Premiership during the 2006/07 season.He has officiated 37 games this season ( 24 of those being in the Premier League) and has handed out 138 yellow cards and 1 red. He has also given out 6 penalties this season. As well as officiating in the Premier League this season, Atkinson has also officiated Champions league and Europa League matches. For the full appointment see below:

Crystal Palace V Watford

Referee - Martin Atkinson

Linesman - Stuart Burt and Peter Kirkup

Fourth Official - Neil Swarbrick.