Check out the Premier League match official appointments for the opening weekend of the 2021/22 season.

Written by Nathan Mattick

Previous matchday

Carabao Cup First Round Match Official Appointments

Friday 13th August 

Brentford v Arsenal (KO: 20:00)

Referee: Michael Oliver
Assistant Referee: Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett
Fourth Official: Mike Dean
VAR: Chris Kavanagh
Assistant VAR:
Sian Massey-Ellis

Saturday 14th August 

Leeds United v Manchester United (KO: 12:30)

Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistant Referee: Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies
Fourth Official: Anthony Taylor
VAR: Chris Kavanagh
Assistant VAR:
Lee Betts

Burnley v Brighton & Hove Ablion 

Referee: David Coote
Assistant Referee: Peter Kirkup and Nick Hopton
Fourth Official: Martin Atkinson
VAR: Jarred Gillett
Assistant VAR:
Derek Eaton

Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistant Referee: Marc Perry and Tim Wood
Fourth Official: Graham Scott
VAR: James Linington
Assistant VAR:
Harry Lennard

Everton v Southampton

 Referee: Kevin Friend
Assistant Referee: Adrian Holmes and Eddie Smart.
Fourth Official: Tony Harrington
VAR: Darren England
Assistant VAR:
Dan Robathan

Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistant Referee: Ian Hussin and Scott Ledger
Fourth Official: Michael Salisbury
VAR: Michael Oliver
Assistant VAR:
Dan Cook

Watford v Aston Villa

Referee: Mike Dean
Assistant Referee: Darren Cann and Mark Scholes.
Fourth Official: Robert Jones
VAR: Peter Bankes
Assistant VAR:
Stuart Burt

Norwich City v Liverpool (KO: 17:30)

Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistant Referee: Simon Long and Richard West. 
Fourth Official: Andy Madley
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR:
Gary Beswick

Sunday 15th August 

Newcastle United v West Ham United (KO: 14:00)

Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistant Referee: Lee Betts and James Mainwaring
Fourth Official: David Coote
VAR: Peter Bankes
Assistant VAR:
Neil Davies

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur (KO: 16:30)

Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistant Referee: Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn
Fourth Official: Craig Pawson
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR:
Constantine Hatzidakis

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