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Play-Off Final: Match officials confirmed for Championship showdown

Anthony Taylor to referee Aston Villa versus Fulham at Wembley

21 May 2018

The match officials have been confirmed for the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final, with Anthony Taylor refereeing Aston Villa versus Fulham at Wembley.

Taylor, a member of the PGMOL’s Select Group, has refereed in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League this season, taking charge of 38 games in all competitions.

The Cheshire official has previous Wembley experience; his most recent appearance under the arch coming last month when taking charge of the FA Cup Semi-Final between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Gary Beswick and Dan Cook have been selected as the assistant referees for the Final on Saturday 26th May, with Kevin Friend named as the fourth official.

Eddie Smart has been named as the reserve assistant referee.

Saturday 26th May 2018

Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final

Aston Villa v Fulham
Gary Beswick and Dan Cook
Fourth Official: Kevin Friend
Reserve AR: Eddie Smart

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