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Referee Appointment for Forest Home Clash

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West Midlands referee, Andre Marriner will take charge of a Sheffield United fixture for the first time this season when the Blades entertain Nottingham Forest in the first leg of the Championship Play-Offs.

Sheffield United will host fellow Championship club Nottingham Forest in the first leg of the Play-Offs on Saturday (14th May), kicking off at 3:00 PM.

The Birmingham-born referee, aged 51, has taken charge of 19 Blades fixtures throughout his career, where he has issued 50 yellow cards and brandished 4 red cards. The last time he took charge of a Blades fixture was in May 2021, when United lost 4-0 at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

This season, he has taken charge of 26 league and cup fixtures and has produced 82 yellow cards as well as 3 red cards – averaging 3.15 bookings per game.

He will be joined by Assistants Simon Long, and Richard West, as well as Fourth Official; Kevin Friend.

Previous Matches Refereed by Marriner….

18.12.2004 – Sheffield United 2-1 Cardiff City (Championship)
01.04.2004 – Stoke City 1-1 Sheffield United (Championship)
16.09.2006 – Sheffield United 1-2 Reading (Premier League)
03.02.2007 – Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Sheffield United (Premier League)
18.08.2007 – Watford 1-0 Sheffield United (Championship)
13.12.2007 – Swansea City 1-1 Sheffield United (Championship)
14.02.2009 – Sheffield United 1-1 Hull City (FA Cup)
08.05.2009 – Preston North End 1-1 Sheffield United (Play-Offs)
23.01.2010 – Bolton Wanderers 2-0 Sheffield United (FA Cup)
08.03.2010 – Crystal Palace 1-0 Sheffield United (Championship)
26.01.2014 – Sheffield United 1-1 Fulham (FA Cup)
13.04.2014 – Sheffield United 3-5 Hull City (FA Cup SF @Wembley)
13.12.2014 – Fleetwood Town 1-1 Sheffield United (League One)
05.10.2019 – Watford 0-0 Sheffield United (Premier League)
24.11.2019 – Sheffield United 3-3 Manchester United (Premier League)
11.07.2020 – Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea (Premier League)
18.10.2020 – Sheffield United 1-1 Fulham (Premier League)
17.01.2021 – Sheffield United 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)
02.05.2021 – Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Sheffield United (Premier League)

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