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John Edmund C. Brooks (born 1990) is an English football assistant referee who is on the Select Group panel of assistant referees for the Premier League. He is affiliated to the Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association and often assists referee Mike Dean.[1]

John Brooks
Full name John Edmund C. Brooks
Born 1990 (age 28–29)
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Years League Role
??– Football League Assistant referee
2012– Premier League Assistant referee

In May 2014 he officiated at Wembley Stadium in the Football League Championship play-off final with Lee Mason as the referee.[2]

In 2015 Brooks joined the FIFA International Referees List as an assistant referee.[3]


  1. ^ Thompson, Alan (16 January 2013). "Assistant ref dropped from FA Cup tie after telling Manchester City players to thank fans who paid £62". ThisIsLeicesterShire. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Lee Mason to referee Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final". EFL. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  3. ^ "England: Refereees − Men". FIFA. Retrieved 22 November 2017.

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