Referees for next two matches confirmed.
The referee's for this weekends Sky Bet Championship match against Yeovil at Vicarage Road and next Tuesdays Championship match against Burnley at Turf Moor have been confirmed. For this weekends home match against Yeovil Town, the referee will be experience chesire referee Scott Mathieson. Mathieson last refereed the Hornets during the 2011/12 season when he refereed 3 hornets matches the last of which being the 2-2 draw with Brighton in April 2012. Mathieson has refereed 14 matches this season ( 4 of which in the championship) and has handed out 37 yellow cards and 2 red as well as 5 penalties.
For next weeks Sky Bet Championship match away to Burnley at Turf Moor, the referee will be South Yorkshire official Michael Naylor. Naylor refereed the Hornets once last season which came in the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road in Februray. Naylor was also meant to be the referee for Watfords Boxing Day match against Bristol City but Naylor postponed the match before kick off due to the weather conditions. He has refereed 13 matches this season (4 of which in the championship) and has handed out 24 yellow cards and 1 red as well as 2 penalties. For the full appointments, please see below:
Watford V Yeovil
Referee - Scott Mathieson
Linesman - Carl Fitch and Neil Hair
Fourth Official - Constantine Hatzidakis
Burnley V Watford
Referee - Michael Naylor
Linesman - Gary Hilton and Jason Tyas
Fourth Official - Kevin Mattocks