Phil Dowd has been appointed as the Referee for the forthcoming npower Championship Play-Off final between Reading and Swansea City.

He will be assisted at Wembley, on Monday 30th May, by his assistants Scott Ledger and Simon Long, while Lee Mason has been appointed Fourth Official.

Andrew Halliday, from North Yorkshire, has been placed on standby.

Dowd has taken charge of 37 games so far this season, issuing 132 yellow card and 11 red.