Date: 27th December 2017 at 10:09pm
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The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Huddersfield Town and Burnley this Saturday.

Huddersfield Town host Burnley on Saturday December 30 for the game at the John Smith’s Stadium and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistant Refs: Matthew Wilkes and Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth Official: Michael Oliver

Match Day referee Tierney has officiated 14 games in 2017/18, showing 39 yellow cards so far.

He took in 32 games in 2016/17, with a return of 110 yellow cards and five red cards.

His highest card count that season was seven yellows and one red in the game between Swindon and Oxford. He also showed seven yellows in the game between Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing Day.

He took in 42 matches in 2015/16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 118 yellow cards and four red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers on August 28 with a total of eight yellows being shown and one red card.

Let`s hope it`s not another repeat and more of the players edge closer to automatic bans.

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