A referee more familiar to the visitors is due to be in charge when Tom Cleverley takes charge of Watford for the first time at Vicarage Road tomorrow night.

The EFL website has announced that David Webb has been appointed to officiate in the game against Championship leaders Leeds United.

The Lancashire official has taken charge of one previous fixture involving the Hornets this season, the 3-3 draw at Coventry City in September, while the 8pm kick-off is set to be the fourth time he has be in the middle for a Leeds match in the current campaign.

The only red card Webb has shown this season came when he sent off QPR goalkeeper Asmir Begovic in a 1-0 defeat at Elland Road in October, while another Leeds game saw him issue ten cautions in their 2-1 home victory over Preston in January.

In total, Webb has refereed 28 league and cup matches this season, showing a total of 111 yellow cards and that red to Begovic.

Rob Smith and Bhupinder Singh Gill are due to be the assistant referees for the Sky Sports-televised match, with Ben Toner on fourth official duties.

The EFL has also announced that Gavin Ward has been appointed as the referee for the trip to West Bromwich Albion on Easter Monday.

This is set to be the fifth time the Surrey official has been in the middle for a Hornets match this season, having taken charge of the 1-0 defeat at Millwall at the start of this month, the 1-1 draw at Cardiff in October, the 1-0 home loss to Blackburn in August plus the 2-1 FA Cup third round victory over Chesterfield at Vicarage Road.

Ward has refereed a total of 24 league and cup games this season, dishing out 96 yellow cards and two reds.

Lee Venamore and Alex James are due to be running the lines for the 3pm kick-off at The Hawthorns, with Sam Barrott the fourth official.