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Dean Whitestone in charge for Tuesday's EFL Cup tie

Experienced referee appointed for trip to AFC Wimbledon

7 August 2017

Referee: Dean Whitestone

Assistant RefereesMarc Wilson and Stephen Finch

Fourth Official: Adrian Waters

Dean Whitestone is one of the longest serving referees in the professional game, having taken charge of his first EFL match back in 2005. 

His first Brentford game was a 1-1 draw at home to Bristol City in October 2006 and since then he has gone on to referee a further 11 Bees games, including our EFL Cup Fourth Round tie at Birmingham City in 2010. His most recent match was our 5-1 win at Huddersfield Town on the final day of the 2015/16 season.

Last season Dean took charge of 43 games in the EFL, FA Cup, EFL Trophy, and EFL Cup showing 119 yellow cards and three reds.

AFC Wimbledon 2016/17

542 fouls – 5th in League One

65 yellow cards – 21th in League One

3 red cards – 13th in League One

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