By David Woods

13th Jul, 2020 | 11:05am

'Perfect', 'Amazing' – These Leeds fans thrilled by EFL news ahead of clash v Barnsley

When the EFL announces something, there’s a very good chance you’ll find Leeds United fans moaning about it.

However, for possibly the most important game of the season, the EFL has delivered some fantastic news to Leeds fans – and they’re delighted.

Leeds could secure promotion at Elland Road against Barnsley if Brentford slip-up when they play Preston on Wednesday.

And the EFL has announced that the referee for the game will be Jarred Gillett, who’s come over from the Australian A-League.

This will be just his second match in charge of a Leeds match and we won that 1-0 against Reading.

The overwhelming verdict from Leeds fans is that he’s one of the best referees in the Championship and plenty are absolutely delighted with this news.

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Gillett, who won the Australian Referee of the Year award four times, could well be a Premier League referee before the end of the season after impressing PGMOL bosses, according to Craig Hope of the Daily Mail.

And he’s already been used as a VAR official.

We think he’s absolutely the right referee for a hugely important game.

Here are the best reactions to the news of Gillett’s appointment for Thursday…

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