Referee: Robert Jones

Assistant Referees: Constantine Hatzidakis and Simon Beck

Fourth Official: Tom Danaha

Robert Jones has had a rapid rise through the refereeing pyramid.

The Merseyside Official only joined Select Group 2 in 2017 before progressing to Select Group 1 ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Jones' first assignment in the second tier was our trip to Barnsley in April 2017. The game ended in a 1-1 draw; Florian Jozefzoon scoring the equaliser before Jota missed a second-half penalty. 12 months on, he took charge of our 1-0 win over Ipswich Town at Griffin Park, Neal Maupay scoring the only goal from the penalty spot following a foul on Sergi Canos.

After losing four straight during the 18/19 and 19/20 season, Jones took charge of two huge games in 2020. He was the man in charge of our 1-1 draw at home to Leeds United in February and then oversaw our 2-1 final day defeat to Barnsley at Griffin Park.

Jones' only Brentford outing last season was a memorable one, taking charge as we beat Newcastle United to book our spot in the last four of the Carabao Cup, our first ever major semi-final.

In total, the 2020/21 season saw Jones take charge of 22 games, nine of them in the Premier League, showing 40 yellow cards and three reds.

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