Arsenal's Emirates Stadium Date: 30th November 2023 at 7:30am
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The match officials have now been confirmed for Saturday afternoon’s Premier League tie between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium, with a kick-off time of 15:00.

Referee: Peter Bankes.
Assistant Referee: Edward Smart.
Assistant Referee: Nick Greenhalgh.
Fourth Official: Thomas Bramall.
Video Assistant Referee: John Brooks.
Additional Video Assistant Referee: Neil Davies.

Peter Bankes has been the man in the middle for 8 matches involving Arsenal and 18 matches involving Wolves.

His most recent match involving Arsenal was the 1-0 win away at Brentford in the Third Round of the League Cup in September when he showed 3 yellow cards, including bookings for Ben White and Eddie Nketiah.

His most recent match involving Wolves was their 1-0 win versus Chelsea in the Premier League in April last season. He brandished 7 yellow cards in that match, including bookings for Wolves players Joao Gomes and Mario Lemina.

His record last season:

Matches: 35
Yellow Cards: 149 (4.26)
Red Cards: 1

During the 2022/23 season, Peter Bankes oversaw 35 matches, showing 149 yellow cards and just 1 red card. He was most card-happy in the Europa Conference League encounter between Panathinaikos and Slavia Prague (1-1) when he brandished 10 yellow cards.

So far this season:

Matches: 8
Yellow Cards: 47 (5.88)
Red Cards: 1

Bankes has been the man with the whistle on 8 occasions so far this season, showing 47 yellow cards and 1 red card. He showed 12 yellow cards and 1 red card in the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United (2-1), including a booking for former Wolves loanee Jack Robinson.


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