Date: 24th January 2018 at 10:10pm
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The Football Association have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion this Saturday.

Liverpool host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday January 27 for the FA Cup fourth Round tie at Anfield and the match carries a 7.45pm kick off.

Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistant Refs: Lee Betts and Adam Nunn
Fourth Official: Jonathan Moss
VAR & AVAR: Andre Marriner and Peter Kirkup

Match Day referee Pawson has officiated 22 games in 2017/18, showing 79 yellow cards and four red cards so far.

He took in 34 games in 2016/17 with a return of 139 yellow cards and five red cards.

That season his highest card count was eleven yellow cards in the game between Burnley and Middlesbrough. Prior to that his record was nine yellows in the Europa League tie between Sassuolo and Rapid Vienna and he also showed eight yellows and one red in the game between Stoke City and Leicester City.

He took in 39 matches in 2015/17 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a total of 117 yellow cards and three red cards.

He was most card happy in the match between Slovan Liberec and Braga in the Europa League on September 17 with a total of seven yellows being shown. He showed seven yellows in three games after that.

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

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