Referee: David Coote
Assistant Referees: Adam Matthews and Billy Smallwood
Fourth Official: Mark Heywood
This is the Nottinghamshire-based official's eighth season in the EFL and 11th on the National List, having taken charge of his first professional game in 2010.
Brentford have lost only one of nine games which he has officiated, with four wins and four draws. He has taken charge of some memorable recent games including our 2-1 derby with over Fulham in 2014 and last season's 3-0 win at home to Aston Villa.
This season David has taken charge of six games, two of them in the Sky Bet Championship, showing 22 yellow cards.
Preston North End 2017/18
205 fouls – 1st in Championship
30 yellow cards – 1st in Championship
2 red cards – 1st in Championship
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