Date: 25th January 2017 at 9:06pm
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The Football Association have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Millwall and Watford this Sunday.

Millwall host Watford on Sunday January 29 for the FA Cup fourth round tie at The Den and the match carries a 12pm kick off.

Referee: Martin Atkinson
Linesmen: Gary Beswick and David Bryan
Fourth Official: Graham Scott

Match Day referee Atkinson has officiated 21 games in 2016/17, returning 86 yellow cards and one red card.

His highest card count this season was seven yellows in the game between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion. He has shown seven yellows on four occasions.

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 was 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 the players edge closer to automatic bans.