Referees Confirmed For Liverpool vs Man Utd, Southampton vs Arsenal & More

By on December 11, 2018

The Premier League has confirmed the match official appointments for the upcoming weekend action including Liverpool vs Manchester United and Southampton vs Arsenal.

Undoubtedly the biggest match of the weekend is at Anfield as top-of-the-table Liverpool entertain fierce rivals Manchester United on Sunday afternoon and experienced referee Martin Atkinson will be the man in charge.

Manchester City will be looking to reclaim top spot on Saturday when they play host to Everton in the early lunchtime kick off and Craig Pawson will oversee proceedings at the Etihad Stadium.

Later in the day, Tottenham Hotspur welcome Burnley to Wembley looking to for a win to maintain their place in the top four and Graham Scott will be the man in charge of that game.

Stuart Atwell will officiate Chelsea’s clash with Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Sunday afternoon while Chris Kavanagh will be the man in charge when Arsenal head to the south coast to take on Southampton at St Mary’s.

Let’s hope poor decisions and dodgy refereeing doesn’t ruin what promises to be another exciting weekend of Premier League action as the standard of officiating has been shocking at times this season.

Here are the confirmed match officials for this weekend’s game involving the ‘big six’.

Saturday 15 December

12:30 Man City v Everton
Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistants: Eddie Smart, Richard West
Fourth official: Paul Tierney

Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley
Referee: Graham Scott
Assistants: Simon Long, Neil Davies
Fourth official: Lee Mason

Sunday 16 December

13:30 Brighton v Chelsea
Referee: Stuart Attwell
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Andy Garratt
Fourth official: Kevin Friend

13:30 Southampton v Arsenal
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Assistants: Daniel Cook, Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official: Graham Scott

16:00 Liverpool v Man Utd
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistants: Stephen Child, Lee Betts
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

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