Martin Atkinson to officiate Arsenal and Tottenham game

The centre referee for the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur has been revealed.

Martin Atkinson will be the man at the centre for the Premier League clash involving the two North London clubs.

He has been in charge of four previous meetings and Tottenham Hotspur have the upper hand in those clashes with one win and three draws.

Arsenal have never won any North London Derby with centre referee Martin Atkinson in charge.

The two teams will meet at the Emirates Stadium home of Arsenal this weekend to determine who will have the bragging rights in North London.

The two teams are coming into the North London Derby meeting on the back of respective defeats last weekend.

Tottenham Hotspur were stunned by Newcastle United at home as new signing Joelington scored the only goal of the game to give the Magpies a 1-0 win.

For Arsenal, they were beaten by Premier League leaders Liverpool who ended their perfect start to the new league season as a result.

Arsenal lost 3-1 to Liverpool who maintained their perfect record with three wins from three games.

The Gunners dropped from second to third position because of that defeat with six points, while Tottenham Hotspur are in seventh spot with four points.

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