Referees

Match officials named for Matchweek 1

8 Aug 2019
Referee Michael Oliver

Find out who will take charge of the opening round of fixtures as well as the Video Assistant Referees

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The match officials for the opening weekend of the 2019/20 season have been appointed.

Kick-offs are 15:00 BST unless stated otherwise.

Friday 9 August

20:00 Liverpool v Norwich City
Referee: Michael Oliver (pictured)
Assistants:
 Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett
Fourth official:
Graham Scott
VAR: Andre Marriner
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger

Saturday 10 August

12:30 West Ham v Man City
Referee: Mike Dean
Assistants:
Darren Cann, Dan Robathan
Fourth official:
 Gavin Ward
VAR: David Coote
Assistant VAR: Stephen Child

AFC Bournemouth v Sheff Utd
Referee: Kevin Friend
Assistants:
Matthew Wilkes, Nick Hopton
Fourth official:
 Charles Breakspear
VAR: Lee Mason
Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday

Burnley v Southampton
Referee: Graham Scott
Assistants:
Neil Davies, Andy Garratt
Fourth official:
 Ross Joyce
VAR: Peter Bankes
Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton

Crystal Palace v Everton
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistants:
Marc Perry, Eddie Smart
Fourth official:
Craig Hicks
VAR: John Brooks
Assistant VAR: Adam Nunn

Watford v Brighton
Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistants:
 Ian Hussin, Richard West
Fourth official:
Peter Wright
VAR: Andy Madley
Assistant VAR: Mark Scholes

17:30 Spurs v Aston Villa
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Assistants:
Daniel Cook, Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official:
Tim Robinson
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR: Simon Long

Sunday, 11 August

14:00 Leicester v Wolves
Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistants:
Scott Ledger, Simon Long
Fourth official:
Andy Madley
VAR: Jonathan Moss
Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday

14:00 Newcastle v Arsenal
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistants:
Lee Betts, Constantine Hatzidakis
Fourth official:
Darren England
VAR: David Coote
Assistant VAR: Nick Hopton

16:30 Man Utd v Chelsea
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistants:
Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn
Fourth official:
Lee Mason
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR: Stephen Child

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