first_imgAdvertisement Match referee Mike Dean. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)Mike Dean has been a leading referee in the Premier League since 2000 and he has gone on to take charge of over 450 fixtures in the league.Rio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starHe was promoted to the FIFA international referees’ list in 2003, which allowed him to take charge of various European clashes.In 2008 he officiated one of his biggest matches when he took charge of the FA Cup final between Portsmouth and Cardiff City.One of Mike’s biggest matches so far this season was Arsenal’s 4-2 victory agains Spurs, where he awarded two penalties during the game.ADVERTISEMENT Mike Dean’s referee stats as he takes charge of Leicester City vs Manchester United Comment Daniel MackrellSunday 3 Feb 2019 10:45 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy linkcenter_img Referee Mike Dean shows a red card to Jan Vertonghen on 2 December 2018 (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)Who is taking charge of Leicester City vs Manchester United?Mike Dean will be taking charge of today’s match.He will also be joined by assistant referees Ian Hussin and Darren Cann, as well as David Coote who will be the fourth official.MORE: Manchester United board ready to hand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer £200m transfer budget if he gets job permanentlyMORE: Anthony Martial returns to Manchester United squad along with injury doubt Paul Pogba for Leicester City clash Mike Dean regularly takes charge of Premier League fixtures (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)What are Mike Dean’s stats?Mike Dean is one of the most experienced referee’s currently working the the Premier League.AdvertisementAdvertisementSo far he has taken charge of 471 Premier League matches, issuing 1713 yellow cards, 47 second yellow cards and 50 red cards.He has also awarded 156 penalties during his time officiating matches in the league.The 50-year-old has officiated in numerous international competitions, including Euro and World Cup qualifiers as well as Europa League and Champions League fixtures.He stepped down from the FIFA international list in 2013 once he reached the mandatory retirement age of 45.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsMike Dean Premier League 2018/19 statsMatches officiated – 18Yellow Cards – 77Second yellow cards – 4Straight red cards – 5Penalties given – 6 Advertisementlast_img

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