Date: 7th December 2017 at 5:31pm
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This Sunday, the Manchester derby will take place, at Old Trafford.

It is one of the most eagerly awaited derby fixtures for many-a-year with Manchester City leading the Premier League and with Manchester United lying in second place.

Manchester United supporters know that a win is needed to close the gap on our neighbours, otherwise it`ll be a major dent in our title hopes.

With the fixture drawing nearer by the day, we are now able to bring you the names of those officiating:

Referee – Michael Oliver

Assistant Referee – Graham Beswick

Assistant Referee – Simon Bennett

Fourth Official – Jonathan Moss

This season, the referee, Michael Oliver has taken charge of 17 games, issuing 68 yellow cards and 3 red cards.

This season Michael Oliver has taken charge of the following fixtures involving Manchester United:

26 Aug – Premier League – Manchester United 2 Leicester City 0 – yellow cards issued 3 red cards issued 0.