Chelsea v Man United: Rate ref Martin Atkinson’s display
Rate the performance of referee Martin Atkinson during Chelsea's 2-1 Premier League win over Man United
His performance didn’t go down too well with Sir Alex Ferguson but The Sport Review wants your take on Martin Atkinson’s refereeing display at Stamford Bridge.
Cast your vote above and have your say on how Atkinson and his officials got on during Tuesday’s Premier League clash between Chelsea and Manchester United in the comments box below.
Profile: Martin Atkinson
With only two years experience officiating at Conference level, Atkinson was appointed to referee his first Premier League match in April 2005, taking charge of a 3-0 home victory for Manchester City against Birmingham City.
Atkinson issued only eight red cards in 102 matches, an average of less than 0.08 per game in the seasons between 2003-2006
In 2006, Atkinson was added to the list of Fifa referees and he has recently been appointed to ref the FA Cup final on 14 May between Manchester City and Stoke City.