Man in the middle | John Brooks

19th February
First team

John Brooks will be the man in the middle when Swansea City face Huddersfield in the Championship on Saturday.

The Leicestershire official will take charge of the Swans for the third time this season, having been the handed the whistle for the South Wales derby victory in December and the home draw with Brentford.

Brooks also oversaw last season’s victory over Hull on the opening day of the campaign.

He has refereed in the EFL since the start of the 2016-17 campaign, and has been an assistant referee in the Premier League and at international level.

He will be assisted by Matthew Jones and Akil Howson, while Leigh Doughty is the fourth official.