Arsenal's Emirates Stadium Date: 12th April 2024 at 7:52am
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The match officials have now been confirmed for the Premier League tie between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday 14th April (16:30), live on Sky Sports Main Event, Premier League and Ultra HDR.

Referee: David Coote.
Assistant Referee: Timothy Wood.
Assistant Referee: Mark Scholes.
Fourth Official: Paul Tierney.
Video Assistant Referee: Peter Bankes.
Additional Video Assistant Referee: Nick Hopton.

His most recent match involving Arsenal was the 1-0 win away at Crystal Palace in the Premier League back in August when he showed 4 yellow cards and 1 red card, including a red card for Takehiro Tomiyasu (two bookable offences) and a booking for Kai Havertz. Former Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew received a booking for the hosts.

His most recent match involving the visitors was their 0-0 draw away at Everton in the Premier League in January. He showed 5 yellow cards in this match, including bookings for Diego Carlos, Clement Lenglet, Youri Tielemans and Ollie Watkins.

David Coote oversaw 33 matches during the 2022/23 season. In those matches, he showed 136 yellow cards (4.12) and 4 red cards. He was most card-happy in the Championship Play-Off encounter between Middlesbrough and Coventry City (0-1) at the Riverside Stadium when he showed 10 yellow cards.

Coote has been the man with the whistle on 19 occasions so far this season, showing 95 yellow cards (5.00) and 3 red cards. He showed 10 yellow cards and 2 red cards in the Premier League match between Brentford and Aston Villa, including bookings for Aston Villa players Emiliano Martinez (formerly of Arsenal), Leon Bailey, Ezri Konsa and Jhon Duran, and a red card for Boubacar Kamara.

Sources: English Premier League and Soccerbase.

 

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