Check out who has been selected to officiate the fixtures in matchweek 5

Written by Nathan Mattick

Previous matchday

UEFA Champions League Match Offical Appointments - Matchday 1

Friday 17th September 

Newcastle United v Leeds United (KO: 20:00)

Referee: Mike Dean
Assistants: Ian Hussin and Darren Cann
Fourth official: Michael Salisbury
VAR: Jarred Gillett
Assistant VAR: Neil Davies

Saturday 18th September 

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brentford (KO: 12:30)

Referee: Darren England
Assistants: Harry Lennard and Peter Kirkup
Fourth official: David Coote
VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR: Stuart Burt

Burnley v Arsenal

Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistants: Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn
Fourth official: John Brooks
VAR: Lee Mason
Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes

Liverpool v Crystal Palace

Referee: Andy Madley
Assistants: Adrian Holmes and Eddie Smart
Fourth official: Geoff Eltringham
VAR: Andre Marriner
Assistant VAR: Simon Long

Manchester City v Southampton 

Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistants: Marc Perry and Timothy Wood
Fourth official: Peter Bankes
VAR: Martin Atkinson
Assistant VAR: Richard West

Norwich City v Watford 

Referee: Robert Jones
Assistants: Scott Ledger and Derek Eaton
Fourth official: Tim Robinson
VAR: Graham Scott
Assistant VAR: Dan Cook

Aston Villa v Everton (KO: 17:30)

Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistants: Simon Bennett and Dan Robathan
Fourth official: Simon Hooper
VAR: Paul Tierney
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts

Sunday 19th September

Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City (KO: 14:00)

Referee: Stuart Attwell
Assistants: Dan Cook and Simon Long
Fourth official: Graham Scott
VAR: Peter Bankes
 Assistant VAR: Wade Smith

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

Referee: Martin Atkinson
Assistants: Lee Betts and Richard West
Fourth official: David Coote
VAR: Darren England 
Assistant VAR: Dan Robathan

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea (KO: 16:30)

Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies
Fourth official: Craig Pawson
VAR: Chris Kavanagh
Assistant VAR: Sian Massey-Ellis




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