Referees Confirmed For Arsenal, Liverpool, Spurs & Man Utd Games Over Festive Period

By on December 13, 2018

The Premier League have confirmed the match official appointments for matches involving the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United over the festive period.

Liverpool kick things off when they travel to Wolves on Friday 21st December and Craig Pawson has been appointed as the referee for that game while Kevin Friend will take charge of Arsenal’s clash with Burnley the following day.

Lee Probert will be the man in the middle when Chelsea entertain Leicester City at Stamford Bridge while Michael Oliver will take charge of Manchester United’s trip to Cardiff City in Saturday’s evening kick off with Paul Tierney overseeing Everton vs Tottenham on the Sunday.

We have a great day of football to enjoy on Boxing Day and Mike Dean has been put in charge of Leicester City vs Manchester City, Graham Scott will referee Liverpool’s clash with Newcastle and Jonathan Moss will be the man in charge when Manchester United entertain Huddersfield at Old Trafford.

Arsenal travel to Brighton later in the day and Anthony Taylor will oversee things on the South Coast while Martin Atkinson takes charge of Watford’s clash with Chelsea at Vicarage Road.

Michael Oliver will be in charge of Liverpool’s huge clash with Arsenal on Saturday 29th while Lee Mason will oversee proceedings when Manchester United welcome Bournemouth to Old Trafford the following day.

On New Year’s Day, Graham Scott will take charge of Arsenal’s clash with Fulham at the Emirates and Kevin Friend will be the man in the middle for Cardiff vs Tottenham.

On Wednesday 2nd January, Jonathan Moss has been appointed the referee for Chelsea’s clash with Southampton and Anthony Taylor will be in charge of the huge clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad on the 3rd.

Here is a full list of the refereeing appointments for the games involving the ‘big 6’ over the Christmas and New Year period:

Friday 21 December

20:00 Wolves v Liverpool
Referee: Craig Pawson (pictured)
Assistants: Lee Betts, Richard West
Fourth official: Michael Oliver

Saturday 22 December

12:30 Arsenal v Burnley
Referee: Kevin Friend
Assistants: Matthew Wilkes, Derek Eaton
Fourth official: Simon Hooper

Chelsea v Leicester City
Referee: Lee Probert
Assistants: Simon Beck, Adrian Holmes
Fourth official: Paul Tierney

Man City v Crystal Palace
Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistants: Scott Ledger, Harry Lennard
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

17:30 Cardiff City v Man Utd
Referee: Michael Oliver
Assistants: Simon Bennett, Mick McDonough
Fourth official: Roger East

Sunday 23 December

16:00 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistants: Adam Nunn, Constantine Hatzidakis
Fourth official: Chris Kavanagh
Wednesday 26 December

Wednesday 26th December

Leicester City v Man City
Referee: Mike Dean
Assistants: Darren Cann, Dan Robathan
Fourth official: Andy Madley

Liverpool v Newcastle United
Referee: Graham Scott
Assistants: Eddie Smart, Marc Perry
Fourth official: Lee Mason

Man Utd v Huddersfield Town
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistants: Stuart Burt, Andy Halliday
Fourth official: Craig Pawson

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Assistants: Daniel Cook, Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official: Gavin Ward

17:15 Brighton v Arsenal
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn
Fourth official: Kevin Friend

19:30 Watford v Chelsea
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistants: Stephen Child, Constantine Hatzidakis
Fourth official: David Coote

Saturday 29 December

Tottenham Hotspur v Wolves
Referee: Stuart Attwell
Assistants: Stephen Child, Neil Davies
Fourth official: Lee Probert

17:30 Liverpool v Arsenal
Referee: Michael Oliver
Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett
Fourth official: Jonathan Moss

Sunday 30 December

12:00 Crystal Palace v Chelsea
Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Eddie Smart
Fourth official: Andre Marriner

14:15 Southampton v Man City
Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Scott Ledger
Fourth official: Lee Probert

16:30 Man Utd v AFC Bournemouth
Referee: Lee Mason
Assistants: Marc Perry, Adrian Holmes
Fourth official: Mike Dean

Tuesday 1 January

15:00 Arsenal v Fulham
Referee: Graham Scott
Assistants: Richard West, Neil Davies
Fourth official: Roger East

17:30 Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur
Referee: Kevin Friend
Assistants: Stuart Burt, Matthew Wilkes
Fourth official: Simon Hooper

Wednesday 2 January

19:45 Chelsea v Southampton
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistants: Harry Lennard, Amdy Halliday
Fourth official: Simon Hooper

20:00 Newcastle United v Man Utd
Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistants: Scott Ledger, Simon Long
Fourth official: Stuart Attwell

Thursday 3 January

20:00 Man City v Liverpool
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn
Fourth official: Martin Atkinson

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