Date: 15th August 2018 at 12:43pm
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The Premier League has appointed Sunday afternoon’s match officials between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town.

Sunday 19 August 2018

Etihad Stadium

Manchester City vs. Huddersfield Town

Kick off 1:30 pm BST

Live on TV within the UK on Sky Sports

Referee: Andre Marriner

Assistants: Simon Long, Richard West
Fourth official: Lee Mason

Andre Marriner

Born in Birmingham on New Years Day, 1971 the self-confessed Aston Villa fan has been on the refereeing circuit since the early 90’s. In 2005 he qualified to officiate in England’s top division.

Marriner, who was FIFA listed in 2009 dropped out of the worlds elite eight years later due to age restrictions.

Season 2017/18

Out of a total of 35 matches, Andre brandished 97 yellow and five red cards.

Games involving Manchester City

The 47-year-old took charge of the final Premier League game of the 2017/18 season (Southampton 0-1 City). On that occasion, Ederson and Gabriel Jesus went into the official’s bad book.

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Premier League

Thursday 1 March 2018

Four days after City thumped Arsenal to win the League Cup Final and on a freezing night at the Emirates City, yet again scored three in reply to the home teams zero.

Yellow cards – Otamendi.

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Premier League

Sunday 14 January 2018

Liverpool 4-3 City

Otamendi, Fernandinho, and Raheem each received cautions.

Premier League

Wednesday 27 December 2017

The home team, Newcastle parked the bus behind a fortified fence, and yet City managed to break their defense down with a 1-0 win at St James’ Park.

On that occasion, no MCFC player upset Mariner enough for him to show a card. However, one Magpie did!

How many cards will Mr. Marriner show on Sunday?

 

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