The Premier League has chosen Andre Marriner to officiate Sunday’s game between Arsenal v Manchester City.
Sunday 2 April 2017
Arsenal v Manchester City
Kick off 16:00 BST
Live within the UK on Sky Sports
Simon Beck and Richard West
Andre Marriner – Season 2016/17
? Manchester City (@ManCityCatala) March 28, 2017
The FIFA listed 46-year-old Birmingham born official has had a busy season by referring a total of 30 domestic, European and World Cup qualifier matches, and in doing so brandished 118 yellow and six red cards.
Games involving MCFC
21 Jan 2017
City 2-2 Spurs
Kolarov and Otamendi both saw yellow.
26 Nov 2016
Burnley 1-2 City
Otamendi, Nolito and Sergio Aguero went into the referee’s naughty book.
2 Oct 2016
Spurs 2-0 City
Otamendi (seems to be a pattern?) and Sterling both received cautions.
28 Aug 2016
City 3-1 West Ham
Just the one City player went into the ref’s book – Fernandinho.
Just in case you didn’t know, Mr Marriner is a self-confessed Aston Villa fan.