ROGER EAST

  • MATCHES

    10

  • RED CARDS

    4

  • YELLOW CARDS

    28

  • JOINED

    2013

  • ACCREDITED
  • STATUS

    Active

Personal information
Year of birth 1965
County FA Wiltshire FA
First Premier League Match 1 September 2012: Swansea City v Sunderland

Profile

Roger East is one of the Premier League’s most recent recruits after a successful spell as a Football League referee.

The Wiltshire FA official, who has been on the National list since 2006, was an assistant referee at the 2004 FA Cup Final and 2006 FA Community Shield before stepping into the middle for the 2006/07 campaign.

Most recently, he was in charge of Huddersfield Town's 2012 League One Play-off Final victory over Sheffield United at Wembley Stadium. In the 2012/13 campaign, he oversaw his first Premier League match, when Swansea City and Sunderland battled out a 2-2 draw at the Liberty Stadium in September.

After impressing during the 2012/13 season, East earned a permanent spot in the Select Group of Premier League officials from the 2013/14 season.

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