Preston v Fulham - Match Officials
A fourteen-game unbeaten run has lifted Fulham up the table and into the promotion shake-up.
In that run Fulham have beaten several other clubs eyeing up a place in the Premier League, including Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa,
This Saturday, Fulham make the long trip to Deepdale to take on Preston North End in a Championship fixture.
Every game will now be like a Cup Final as the games tick down to the end of the season, if Fulham do have hopes of snatching an automatic promotion place off either Wolverhampton Wanderers or Cardiff City, then there are no margins for error, a win, this Saturday, is a must.
Ahead of the game we are now able to bring you the names of those appointed to officiate:
• Referee - Simon Hooper
• Assistant Referee - Akil Howson
• Assistant Referee - Nick Greenhalgh
• Fourth Official - Andy Haines
With regards to the referee, Simon Hooper, he has taken charge of 33 games this season and has issued 107 yellow cards and 4 red cards`
So far this season, Simon Hooper has taken charge of the following games involving Fulham:
• 12 Aug - Championship - Reading 1 Fulham 1 - yellow cards issued 3, red cards issued 1.
• 26 Dec - Championship - Cardiff City 2 Fulham 4 - yellow cards issued 5, red cards issued 0.