Roger East has been appointed referee for this Saturday’s game between Manchester City and Burnley at the Etihad Stadium.
City fans may be less familiar with referee Roger East than the other cast of top-flight officials, and you have to go back to January 2016 for his last appointment in a City fixture. That was a 0-0 bore draw with Everton at the Etihad, in which the 52-year-old Wiltshire native handed out just one yellow card.
Prior to that, East had the whistle as City took care of Southampton, again at the Etihad, but his number of Premier League appointments have dwindled since the 2015/16 season.
Full list of appointments for Manchester City vs. Burnley:
Referee: Roger East
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official: Bobby Madley