Roger East will be the man in the middle when Derby County host Fulham in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Semi-Final First-Leg at Pride Park Stadium on Friday, kick-off: 7:45pm.
East has officiated 28 matches this term. The majority have come in the Premier league, though he has also been in action for five Championship fixtures. In total, he has produced 92 yellow cards and three red cards.
This match will be the second involving the Rams that he has taken charge of this campaign after he was the man in the middle for Derby’s 1-1 home draw against Birmingham City.
In total, East has officiated 11 matches involving the Rams during his career, which includes their 2-1 victory against Brighton and Hove Albion in the 2014 play-off semi-final first-leg. Of those games, five victories, four draws and two defeats have been tasted.
East will be assisted by Constantine Hatzidakis and Adrian Holmes on the lines, whilst Kevin Friend has been appointed as the fourth official.