Arsenal's Emirates Stadium Date: 23rd February 2024 at 7:30am
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The match officials have now been confirmed for the Premier League tie between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday 24th February, which will kick-off at 20:00, live on TNT Sports 1 and TNT Sports Ultimate.

Referee: Paul Tierney.
Assistant Referee: Neil Davies.
Assistant Referee: Nick Hopton.
Fourth Official: Anthony Taylor.
Video Assistant Referee: Peter Bankes.
Additional Video Assistant Referee: Lee Betts.

His most recent match involving The Gunners was the 5-0 win at home versus Crystal Palace in January. On that occasion, he showed no yellow or red cards.

His most recent match involving Newcastle United was their 2-1 win at the City Ground versus Nottingham Forest last season. He brandished 6 yellow cards, including bookings for Dan Burn and former Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.

Paul Tierney oversaw 34 matches during the 2022/23 season. In those matches, he showed 129 yellow cards (3.79) and 3 red cards. He was most card-happy in the Premier League encounter between Liverpool and Arsenal (2-2) at Anfield when he showed 8 yellow cards, including bookings for Aaron Ramsdale, Ben White, Granit Xhaka and Bukayo Saka.

Tierney has been the man with the whistle on 20 occasions so far this season, showing 74 (3.70) yellow cards and 3 red cards. He showed 8 yellow cards and 1 red card in the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Sources: English Premier League and Soccerbase.


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