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Forget About Mike Dean And Anthony Taylor, Meet The Best Referees In Premier League

Martin Atkinson 

Martin Atkinson began his professional refereeing career at age of 16 years. He has risen through the ranks to become one of the most well respected officials in the Premier League.

Atkinson has been a FIFA-listed official since 2006 and is one of a handful of Select Group referees who is an Elite FIFA referee. He officiated Champions League matches as well as fixtures at Euro 2012. 

Jonathan Moss

Jonathan Moss qualified as a referee in 1988 and made his first big strides as an official 11 years later. 

Moss' most high-profile match came in May 2015 as he officiated Arsenal's 2015 FA Cup Final victory over Aston Villa.

Michael Oliver 

Michael Oliver became the youngest referee in Premier League history when he took charge of Birmingham City’s clash with Blackburn Rovers in August 2010. Oliver has officiated 299 EPL matches and issued 944 cards ;39 red cards and 945 yellow cards.

He was the man in the middle at Wembley again in 2016 when he officiated Man City's penalty shootout victory over Liverpool in the League Cup final

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