The premier league is back and this weekend the showpiece begins with the contest between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on Friday night.

Now the premier league has announced the match officials for match week one via the league’s official website.

Friday 5 August
CRY 20:00 ARS
Referee: Anthony Taylor. Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn. Fourth official: Peter Bankes. VAR: Darren England. Assistant VAR: James Mainwaring.

Saturday 6 August
FUL 12:30 LIV
Referee: Andy Madley. Assistants: Dan Cook, Derek Eaton. Fourth official: Tony Harrington. VAR: Stuart Attwell. Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

Saturday 6 August
BOU 15:00 AVL
Referee: Peter Bankes. Assistants: Eddie Smart, Nick Greenhalgh. Fourth official: James Linington. VAR: Michael Salisbury. Assistant VAR: Constantine Hatzidakis.

Saturday 6 August
LEE 15:00 WOL
Referee: Robert Jones. Assistants: Lee Betts, Ian Hussin. Fourth official: Michael Oliver. VAR: Jarred Gillett. Assistant VAR: Neil Davies.

Saturday 6 August
NEW 15:00 NFO
Referee: Simon Hooper. Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Mark Scholes. Fourth official: Tom Bramall. VAR: Lee Mason. Assistant VAR: Simon Bennett.

Saturday 6 August
TOT 15:00 SOU
Referee: Andre Marriner. Assistants: Simon Long, Richard West. Fourth official: Tim Robinson. VAR: Paul Tierney. Assistant VAR: Natalie Aspinall.

Saturday 6 August
EVE 17:30 CHE
Referee: Craig Pawson. Assistants: Marc Perry, Scott Ledger. Fourth official: Graham Scott. VAR: John Brooks. Assistant VAR: Darren Cann.

Sunday 7 August
LEI 14:00 BRE
Referee: Jarred Gillett. Assistants: Harry Lennard, Steve Meredith. Fourth official: David Coote. VAR: Graham Scott. Assistant VAR: Simon Long.

Sunday 7 August
MUN 14:00 BHA
Referee: Paul Tierney. Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Neil Davies. Fourth official: Michael Salisbury. VAR: John Brooks. Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.

Sunday 7 August
WHU 16:30 MCI
Referee: Michael Oliver

Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett. Fourth official: Stuart Attwell. VAR: Mike Dean. Assistant VAR: Eddie Smart.


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