Rookie referee for West Ham clash

Last updated : 04 February 2005 By Michael Morris
Keith Stroud from Dorest is the man in the middle for Sundays game at Upton Park. Mr Stroud is assisted by Steve Chittenden from Hertfordshire and Mark Scholes from Buckinghamshire.

This is Mr Strouds first season in the football league and this match is only his second championship game. The first was on Jan 3rd when Brighton beat Watford 2 - 1 at the Withdean.

He's issued 70 yellow cards this season in 18 matches and just the one red card.