Date: 10th August 2018 at 9:46am
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The Premier League has announced Sunday’s officials between Arsenal and Manchester City.

Sunday 12 August 2018

Arsenal vs. Manchester City

Emirates Stadium

Kick off 4 pm BST

The match is being broadcast live within the UK on Sky Sports.

Referee: Michael Oliver
Assistants: Simon Bennett and Stuart Burt
Fourth official: Andre Marriner

Michael Oliver

The 33-year-old self-confessed Newcastle United fan received his FIFA badge in 2012 – six years later he was promoted to the UEFA Elite Group of Referees. In other words, the Geordie, if approached by the world governing bodies is qualified to officiate international, Europa and Champions League ties.

Season 2017/18

Out of a total of 43 domestic and overseas games, Mr. Oliver brandished 151 yellow and seven red cards.

Games involving Manchester City

Premier League

Sunday 4 March 2018

City 1-0 Chelsea

City yellow cards – Gundogan and Zinchenko

Premier League

Sunday 10 December 2017

Man Utd 1-2 City

City yellow cards – Walker and David Silva

Premier League

Sunday 5 November 2017

City 3-1 Arsenal

City yellow cards – Otamendi

Opening game of the EPL 2017/18 season

Saturday 12 August 2017

Brighton 0-2 City

City yellow cards – Gabriel Jesus and Sterling

With an average of two cautions per game will Oliver live up to his usual standards?

 

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