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OFFICIALS: Referee Watch Versus Watford

Simon Hooper will be the man in the middle...

5 November 2020

The EFL have confirmed that Simon Hooper will be the man in the middle of the Sky Blues clash with Watford this weekend.


Mark Robins side take on Watford in Sky Bet Championship action at Vicarage Road with kick-off scheduled for 3pm.

It will be the first time that Simon has took charge of a game involving the Sky Blues since City's 2-1 win over Charlton Athletic at the Valley back in 2018.

This year will mark Simon's 12th season as a referee in the Football League and over that time period he has officiated three Sky Blues fixtures.

With Hooper in the middle, City have a record of:

Wins - 2
Draws - 0
Defeats - 3

This season so far, Hooper has awarded 14 yellow cards in the six games he has officiated across the Premier League, Championship and EFL Cup.

Hooper will be assisted by Derek Eaton and Timothy Wood whilst Lee Swabey will act as the fourth official.

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