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Geoff Eltringham handed weekend's visit from Reading

Match Officials confirmed for Saturday's game at Griffin Park

27 September 2018

RefereeGeoff Eltringham

Assistant Referees: Mark Pottage and Billy Smallwood

Fourth Official: Alan Young

Geoff Eltringham is one of the most seasoned pros on the refereeing circuit, having started as an Assistant Referee in 2008 before taking charge of his first game 12 months later. The County Durham referee was then appointed to the Select Group Two of referees in 2016.

His first Brentford game was our 2-0 win over Oldham Athletic in September 2011 before he awarded us a last-minute penalty at The County Ground in the 2013 Play-Off Semi-Final First Leg against Swindon Town. After four straight defeats with him in charge, Eltringham officiated our 3-1 victory over Birmingham City in January 2017 before overseeing last season's 5-0 demolition of the Blues at Griffin Park.

In total this season, Eltringham has shown 28 yellow cards and one red in nine matches.

Reading 2018/19

100 fouls – 18th in Championship

12 yellow cards – 16th in Championship

1 red card – 2nd in Championship

Tickets for Saturday's game are on sale to Previous Purchasers now. Get your tickets as we look to make it a perfect six from six on home soil this campaign. Get your tickets here.


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