Date: 28th September 2016 at 10:21pm
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The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Southampton this Sunday.

Leicester City host Southampton on Sunday October 2 for the game at the King Power Stadium and the match carries a 2.15pm kick off.

Referee: Martin Atkinson
Linesmen: S Child and P Kirkup
Fourth Official: R East

Match Day referee Atkinson has officiated six games in 2016/17, returning 19 yellow cards and zero red cards.

His highest card count this season was seven yellows in the game between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion.

He took in 46 matches in 2015-16 and in those games, across all competitions and football divisions, he handed out a whopping total of 169 yellow cards but only one red card.

He most card happy in the game on February 14 between Arsenal and Leicester where he showed eight yellow cards and one red card. He showed eight yellows in April in the game between Sparta Prague and Villarreal. Prior to that Barcelona and Bayern Leverkusen back on September 29 saw seven yellows He’s also hit six yellows in five games as well.

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