Match officials for City's trip to Southend

Last updated : 21 September 2006 By Michael Morris
His assistants are I Bentley and G Horwood. P Miller is the 4th official.

Mr Stroud has twice before taken charge of City games, a 1 - 0 Ninian Park win over Leicester and a 1 - 0 defeat at Upton Park against West Ham.

Mr Stroud was the referee in charge when Southend Utd won the League 1 title at Roots Hall at the end of last season.

So far this season he's issued 18 yellow cards in 7 games.

He has also sent off a player. Cameron Jerome on his Birmingham City debut back in August.