Find out the match officials taking charge of our Emirates FA Cup fifth round ties

Wednesday 21 Feb 2024
Craig Pawson will be overseeing the tie between Liverpool and Southampton on Wednesday 28 February

The Emirates FA Cup fifth round proper takes place between Monday 26 and Wednesday 28 February, and the match officials for each tie have now been appointed.

1 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United
Referee: Jarred Gillett
Assistant referees: Darren Cann & Wade Smith
Fourth official: Stephen Martin

2 Chelsea v Leeds United
Referee: David Coote
Assistant referees: Timothy Wood & Craig Taylor
Fourth official: Dean Whitestone
VAR: Graham Scott
Support VAR: Peter Bankes
Assistant VAR: Edward Smart

3 AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City
Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistant referees: Scott Ledger & Sian Massey-Ellis
Fourth official: Tim Robinson
VAR: Darren England
Support VAR: Michael Oliver
Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood

4 Liverpool v Southampton
Referee: Craig Pawson
Assistant referees: Adam Nunn & Steven Meredith
Fourth official: Rebecca Welch
VAR: Tony Harrington
Support VAR: Stuart Attwell
Assistant VAR: Stuart Burt

5 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United
Referee: Christopher Kavanagh
Assistant referees: Neil Davies & Akil Howson
Fourth official: David Webb
VAR: Darren Bond
Support VAR: Michael Salisbury
Assistant VAR: Daniel Robathan

6 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brighton & Hove Albion
Referee: Andrew Madley
Assistant referees: Nick Hopton & Nick Greenhalgh
Fourth official: Sam Barrett
VAR: Anthony Taylor
Support VAR: John Brooks
Assistant VAR: Simon Bennett

7 Coventry City v Maidstone United
Referee: Michael Salisbury
Assistant referees: Lee Betts & Mark Stevens
Fourth official: Andrew Kitchen

8 Luton Town v Manchester City
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Assistant referees: Marc Perry & Shaun Hudson
Fourth official: Simon Hooper
VAR: Thomas Bramall
Support VAR: Robert Jones
Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes


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