Date: 20th December 2017 at 11:27pm
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The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Manchester City and Bournemouth this Saturday.

Manchester City host Bournemouth on Saturday December 23 for the game at the Etihad Stadium and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Referee: Mike Jones
Assistant Refs: Ian Hussin and Derek Eaton
Fourth Official: Mike Dean

Match Day referee Jones has officiated 14 games in 2017/18, with a return of 52 yellow cards and one red card so far.

He took in 30 games in 2016/17, with a return of 120 yellow cards and five red cards.

That season his highest card count was seven yellows and one red in the Accrington v Morecambe game. He also showed eight yellows and one red in the game Sheffield United and Scunthorpe United.

He took in 40 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 131 yellow cards and three red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2 with a total of seven yellow cards shown. Seven were also shown between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2.

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

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