Martin Atkinson appointed referee for Manchester City vs Arsenal
Martin Atkinson has been the referee selected for Manchester City's clash with Arsenal live on BT Sport at 12:30 pm on Saturday.
Martin Atkinson's record with City:
Atkinson has taken charge of 52 Manchester City domestic games, with the Blues winning 30 of the meetings that he's officiated. City has lost thirteen of the games he's officiated. The referee is notoriously connected to City having bad results, with there also being 9 draws in the games Martin has officiated. Atkinson has given out 92 yellow cards in the 52 games, an average of only 1.77 a game (transfermarkt). Atkinson last officiated the Blues' 2-0 win at Burnley in February. This is Atkinson's third appointment of the new season.
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistants: Lee Betts. Richard West
Fourth official: Andy Madley
VAR: Darren England
AVAR: Peter Kirkup
Written by: @j2mcfc
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