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Ref Alert: Heavens Above Its Mike Jones - Cityzens v Foxes

Ref Alert: Heavens Above Its Mike Jones - Cityzens v Foxes

The Premier League has seen fit to appoint Mike Jones as match official for Saturday evening's game between Manchester City and Leicester City.

Saturday 10 February 2018
Premier League
Etihad Stadium
Kick off 17:30 GMT
Live on TV within the UK on Sky Sports

Simon Long and Ian Hussin

Fourth official
Michael Oliver

Mike Jones

Former top level referee Keith Hackett likes Mike Jones but he certainly doesn't think he's capable of being a Premier League referee.

Season 2017/18

Appointed to the top level in 2008 the 49-year-old self-confessed Chester City supporter has officiated 20 domestic matches, during which he's issued 74 yellow and three red cards.

This seasons games involving Manchester City

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Premier League
Saturday 23 December 2017
City 4-0 Bournemouth
On this occasion Mr Jones nearly kept his cards well and truly in his pocket. The only pitfall was AFCB's Adam Smith (yellow).

Premier League
Saturday 28 October 2017
West Brom 2-3 City
Five yellow cards saw the light of day, three of which were shown to Kyle Walker, Otamendi and Gabriel Jesus.

Wednesday 20 September 2017
West Brom 1-2 City
Mike went nuts by brandishing his yellow to Danilo, Fabian Delph, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling. Outrageous!

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Controversial Mike will undoubtedly be the 'centre of attention` come the final whistle. DEEP JOY!

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Date:Thursday February 8 2018
Time: 4:17PM

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