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Robinson to referee Wolves clash

Robinson to referee Wolves clash
Robinson to referee Wolves clash

Tim Robinson will be the referee for Newcastle United's Premier League visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm GMT).

Saturday 2nd March
Newcastle United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
St. James' Park
Kick-off 15:00 GMT

After beating Blackburn Rovers via penalties to book their place in the Emirates FA Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday night, Eddie Howe's side return to Premier League action this weekend aiming to leapfrog Wolves with a victory and this is the third time the West Sussex official has officiated a fixture involving the Magpies this term.

Promoted to the Select Group 1 for the 2023/24 campaign, Robinson oversaw Newcastle's 4-0 home win against Crystal Palace in October, booking five players at St. James' Park including Kieran Trippier and Sean Longstaff.

Robinson, who made his Premier League debut as a referee during United's 1-0 defeat at Burnley during the 2019/20 campaign, also took charge of the Magpies' 3-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park back in December, handing out three yellow cards but booked no Newcastle players.

2023/24 stats

Games (all competitions): 23
Yellow cards issued: 95
Red cards issued: 0

Assistants

Assistant referees: Eddie Smart and James Mainwaring
Fourth official:
Darren Bond
VAR:
David Coote
Assistant VAR:
Dan Robathan