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Neil Swarbrick handed Saturday's derby with Fulham

Match Officials confirmed for trip to Craven Cottage

12 April 2018

Referee: Neil Swarbrick

Assistant RefereesSimon Beck and Derek Eaton

Fourth Official: Keith Stroud

Experienced Premier League referee Neil Swarbrick has been handed Saturday's West London derby at Craven Cottage. Neil was added to the Select Group of referees before the 2011/12 season and has spent the past six seasons officiating in the top division. 

Swarbrick has taken charge of The Bees three times previously, with one win and two defeats. His first game was our 3-1 reverse against Chesterfield in 2006 and he followed that up by taking charge of our 2-1 win over Rotherham United to following season. Since then his only Bees assignment was our 4-0 FA Cup Fourth Round replay defeat to Chelsea in 2013. 

This season he has shown 62 yellow cards in 22 matches. 

Fulham 2017/18

455 fouls - 22nd in Sky Bet Championship

69 yellow cards - 19th in Sky Bet Championship

3 red cards - 13th in Sky Bet Championship

Get ready for back-to-back West London derbies as we face Fulham away first and Queens Park Rangers at Griffin Park next week (Saturday 21 April). Tickets for our game against The R’s are available to previous ticket purchasers and selling fast so secure your place online here.


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