Date: 16th February 2017 at 8:40am
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Premier League regular Anthony Taylor has been appointed to take charge of this weekend’s FA Cup Fifth Round tie between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City.

Saturday 18 February 2017
FA Cup Fifth Round
John Smith’s Stadium
Huddersfield Town v Manchester City
Kick off 15:00 GMT

Peter Kirkup and David Bryan

Fourth official
Tony Harrington

Anthony Taylor

Born in Wythenshawe, Manchester in 1978 the 38-year-old experienced match official was, in 2010 promoted to the list of Select Group Referees who officiate primarily in the Premier League, and in 2013 became a listed referee for FIFA allowing him to referee European and international matches.

Taylor is a self-confessed non-league side Altrincham supporter.

Season 2016/17

Out of a total of 28 games Taylor has brandished 109 yellow and three red cards.

Games involving Manchester City.

Saturday 3 December
City 1-3 Chelsea
Otamendi and Navas went into the referee’s book while Fernandinho saw red.

Games involving Huddersfield Town.


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