The match officials have now been confirmed for the Women’s Super League encounter between West Ham United and Arsenal at Victoria Road on Sunday 4th February (12:30). The match is live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Website.
Referee: Melissa Burgin.
Assistant Referee: David Middleton.
Assistant Referee: Ruby Sykes.
Fourth Official: Abigail Byrne.
Melissa Burgin was successful in reaching the level of 1W and was promoted to referee Women’s Super League fixtures at the start of the season, along with Adewunmi Soneye and Phoebe Cross.
This will be the first time Burgin has refereed a match involving West Ham United and will be the second match she has refereed involving Arsenal.
Burgin’s only match involving The Gunners was the 2-1 win at home versus Everton in the Women’s Super League in January. On that occasion, she brandished four yellow cards, including a booking for Lia Wälti, in front of a crowd of 3,713 at Meadow Park.