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Chris Kavanagh in the middle for Brentford vs Burton Albion

Officials confirmed for Tuesday night fixture

19 November 2017

Referee: Chris Kavanagh

Assistant Referees: Peter Kirkup and Marc Perry

Fourth Official: Simon Hooper

Chris Kavanagh is a Select Group 1 referee, a position he only attained at the start of the 2017/18 campaign. The Manchester-born ref started as a teenager in local football before moving into National League officiating. 

Since 2014, Kavanagh has been a referee for the EFL and last season he took charge of 27 matches in the Sky Bet Championship. His most recent game involving Brentford was the 2-1 defeat to Newcastle on 14 January 2017 at Griffin Park. 

So far this season he has shown 19 yellow cards and one red card in eight matches across the Premier League, Championship and League One.


Burton Albion 2017/18

176 fouls - 21st in Championship

16 yellow cards - 24th in Championship

2 red cards - joint 2nd in Championship


Tickets for Tuesday night's game are now on General Sale. Book your seat to see if Dean Smith's side can bounce straight back from a disappointing defeat in Wales, with tickets from £23 for Adults, £17 Seniors and £15 Young Persons.


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