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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.

Photo courtesy of Vince Mignott/Imago

Full appointments:


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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