Check out the match official appointments for the opening weekend of the 2021/2022 season

Written by Nathan Mattick

Friday 6th August 

AFC Bournmouth v West Bromwich Albion (KO: 19:45)

Referee: Dean Whitestone
Assistant Referees: Mark Russell and Daniel Leach
Fourth Official: Andy Woolmer

Saturday 7th August

Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City

Referee: David Webb
Assistant Referees: Matthew McGrath and Geoffery Liddle
Fourth Official: Ross Joyce

Bristol City v Blackpool 

Referee: Andy Davies
Assistant Referees: Graham Kane and Michael George
Fourth Official: Declan Bourne

Cardiff City v Barnsley

Referee: Stephen Martin
Assistant Referees: Mark Pottage and Steven Meredith
Fourth Official: Lee Swabey

Derby County v Huddersfield Town

Referee: Geoff Eltringham
Assistant Referees: Shuan Hudson and Andrew Fox
Fourth Official: Carl Boyeson

Luton Town v Peterborough United

Referee: Andy Woolmer
Assistant Referees: Nick Greenhalgh and Lee Venamore
Fourth Official: James Linington

Preston North End v Hull City 

Referee: Gavin Ward
Assistant Referees: Mark Dwyer and Philip Dermort
Fourth Official: Robert Lewis

Queens Park Rangers v Millwall

Referee: Oliver Langford
Assistant Referees: Adrian Waters and Akil Howson
Fourth Official: Neil Hair

Stoke City v Reading

Referee: Matthew Donohue
Assistant Referees: Paul Hodskinson and Richard Wild
Fourth Official: Darren Drysdale

Sheffield United v Birmingham City (KO: 20:00)

Referee: Tim Robinson
Assistant Referees: George Byrne and Nik Barnard
Fourth Official: Dean Whitestone

Sunday 8th August

Fulham v Middlesbrough (KO 13:30)

Referee: Keith Stroud
Assistant Referees: Ian Cooper and Sam Lewis
Fourth Official: Busby, John

Coventry City v Nottenham Forest (KO: 16:30)

Referee: James Linington
Assistant Referees: Nigel Lugg and Rob Smith
Fourth Official: Ollie Yates

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