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Neil Swarbrick Appointed Play-Off Final Referee

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Mixed record for Royals under 51-year-old official.

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For the tenth time in his career, Neil Swarbrick is taking charge of a Reading game although this one has a little extra spice to it, as the Royals face Huddersfield in the play-off final at Wembley.

The Lancashire official has refereed the Berkshire club twice in the Premier League and seven times in the second-tier, producing a record of four wins, one draw and four losses.

Most recently, he helmed the 1-1 home draw with Brighton last season with the Royals claiming the points against Leeds (1-0, 2013/14), away to Fulham (4-2, 2012/13), at home to West Ham (3-0, 2011/12), and to Middlesbrough (5-2, 2010/11).

The result against the Hammers saw two visiting players sent off along with Jimmy Kebe's sockgate but otherwise his matches in charge of Reading have been largely devoid of contoversy.

Full officiating team:

Referee: Neil Swarbrick

Assistant Referees: Jake Collin and Darren Cann

Fourth Official: Stuart Attwell

Reserve Assistant Referee: Derek Eaton