Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

Martin Atkinson Back For Leicester Clash

Martin Atkinson Back For Leicester Clash
Sunderland's vital home game with Leicester City on Saturday will see Martin Atkinson take charge of proceedings.

The West Yorkshire based official has been no stranger to Sunderland so far this season as we have already seen him take charge of four games involving the Black Cats.

The first game was at home to Manchester United in August, the game was drawn 1-1 and only two cards were shown, neither of which went to a Sunderland player.

On the 28th December, Atkinson was with us once again when the team went to Villa Park. The game ended 0-0 but there was five yellow cards and one red shown. Aston Villa's Fabian Delph was sent off at the start of the second half and out of the five yellows shown, Wes Brown, Adam Johnson, Lee Cattermole and Emanuele Giaccherini got one each.

In February Atkinson was back at the Stadium of Light to oversee the game with Queens Park Rangers. Not such a good result in this game as the Black Cats went down 2-0, five yellow cards were show of which two went to Sunderland players Seb Larsson and Ricky Alvarez.

More recently, Atkinson took charge of the game at the Britannia Stadium when Stoke City hosted a game that Sunderland needed to get something from. The game ended 1-1 after the lads had taken an early 1-0 lead and five yellow cards were shown. Billy Jones, John O'Shea and Lee Cattermole took Sunderland's share.

All in all, Atkinson has taken charge of 44 games in all competitions, in that time he has shown 169 yellow cards and ten red.

Running the lines for Atkinson at the weekend will be Michael Mullarkey and Steve Child, while the fourth official will be Chris Foy.

Writer:JoJo
Date:Thursday May 14 2015
Time: 12:48PM

Best of International Football News

-

Comments

0
How this tool has kept his job for so long I will never know
Dirty Dave
14/05/2015 12:58:00
0
Clownshoes ref
Book Thief
14/05/2015 13:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Instant Reactions - Sunderland v Hull (20/1/18)

Following yesterday's clash between Sunderland and Hull City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Sunderland v Hull City

All the stats from Sunderland (1) vs (0) Hull City, Stadium of Light, 20/1/18 Att: 27,437

Sunderland v Hull - Follow On Twitter - 20-1-18

Sunderland are at the Stadium of Light with Hull the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Coleman Targets Target Men

Sunderland manager Chris Coleman has confirmed the main priority this window is to add to our firepower up front.

Sunderland A.F.C. Archived Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Hull MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ruiter16%
Browning0%
O'Shea0%
Clarke-Salter0%
Jones0%
Cattermole14%
Robson42%
Oviedo0%
Honeyman14%
Maja0%
Asoro14%
Sub - Matthews0%
Sub - Gooch0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football