Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

Referee Selected For Championship Play Off Final

Referee Selected For Championship Play Off Final

The Football League have now confirmed that referee Neil Swarbrick will take charge of the Championship Play Off Final between Huddersfield Town and Reading.

Swarbrick is from Lancashire and is a Select Group referee, mostly working in the Premier League this season.

Jake Collin and Darren Cann have been selected as the assistant referees on the day, with Stuart Attwell as fourth official and Derek Eaton as the reserve assistant referee.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick
Assistant Referees: Jake Collin and Darren Cann
Fourth Official: Stuart Attwell
Reserve Assistant Referee: Derek Eaton

Match Day referee Swarbrick has officiated 32 games in 2016/17 with a return of 118 yellow cards and three red cards.

His highest card count this season was six yellows and one red in the game between Swindon Town and Bolton Wanderers. He achieved the same in the Hull City and Newcastle United game in the EFL Cup.

He took in 35 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 98 yellow cards and seven red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Sunderland and West Ham on October 3 a total of seven yellows being shown and one red.

Swarbrick, a member of the Lancashire County Football Association, came through the ranks as an official and made his Football League debut in 2005, receiving his debut Premier League call up in December 2010.

Bloggers

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday May 19 2017
Time: 10:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL

It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.

Team news - Reading vs Wolves

After another long and winding international break, proper football is back! We welcome high flying Wolves to the Madejski Stadium, here is some team news for both sides

Attendances Continue To Rise In The EFL

The EFL have released figures for attendances so far in 2017/18 and they show a rise on figures from the same time last season.

Celtic reportedly chasing Royals defender

We're over a month away until the January window opens, but rather than being linked with players, it is quite the opposite!

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone1%
Gunter0%
McShane0%
Moore22%
Richards11%
Edwards0%
Bacuna0%
Aluko11%
Swift44%
Barrow0%
Beerens0%
Sub - Kermorgant0%
Sub - Blackett11%
Sub - Clement0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment