Ref announced The currently appointed referee for this fixture is Neil Swarbrick from Lancashire.Mr Swarbrick did not take up refereeing until he was 29, Ten years later, he was promoted to the National Referees list. He has had thirty matches this season, including City's 1-1 home draw with Bristol City where he booked six players. He has shown 86 yellow cards and five red.Previous City games include the 2-2 home draw with Forest last season, the 1-1 home draw against Southampton in December 2007, the 1-1 home draw with Charlton in September 2007, the 3-1 home win against Sheffield Wednesday in November 2006 and the 1-0 win at Hull in August 2006. Assistants are Marvyn Amphlett from Worcestershire & Richard Kendall from Bedfordshire. The Fourth Official is Paul Martin from Northamptonshire.