Joshua Smith has been appointed as the Match Referee for Derby County's Sky Bet Championship fixture at Preston North End on Saturday (3pm kick-off).

Smith has overseen 11 games so far this season in all competitions, showing 39 yellow cards and two reds in the process.

This weekend's match will be his first where he has taken charge of a Derby fixture.

Smith will be assisted by Mark Dwyer and Natalie Aspinall on the lines, whilst Jeremy Simpson has been appointed as the fourth official.