Referee announced for Brighton's FA Cup semi-final with Manchester City

Anthony Taylor will be the man in the middle for Brighton & Hove Albion's FA Cup semi-final with Manchester City on Saturday.

Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 5:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 5:47 pm
Anthony Taylor. Picture by Getty Images

Albion will appear in the last four of the competition for the first time since 1983 and 40-year-old Taylor will take charge.

Taylor has shown 90 yellow cards and one red in 28 Premier League matches this season. He has taken charge of three Albion games this season, the 2-2 draw at Southampton, 1-0 victory at home to Wolves and 1-1 draw with Arsenal.

His assistant referees will be Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn and the fourth official is Neil Davies.

VAR will be in place for the game and the VAR officials are Paul Tierney and Andrew Halliday.