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Man In The Middle: Neil Swarbrick

Man In The Middle: Neil Swarbrick
Tonight's match referee for the play-off semi-final first leg at Leicester is Mr Neil Swarbrick.

Mr Swarbrick, 47, from Lancashire, has refereed Watford once already this season - the 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in December.

Matej Vydra's brace did for Forest that day as Dani Ayala was dismissed for the Reds.

Mr Swarbrick has overseen has overseen 29 Premier League, Football League, F.A Cup and League Cup matches this term, dishing out 101 yellow cards.

He has however sent-off just the one player: Ayala.

In those 29 games, Mr Swarbrick has also given six spot-kicks.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Thursday May 9 2013
Time: 10:06AM

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