Arsenal Vs Wigan Athletic at the Emirates today will be refereed by Chester born official Mike Jones who takes charge of the Latics for the 2nd time this season following him officiating the home defeat by Wolves.
Jones has taken charge of 3 games so far this season issuing 10 yellow cards but no red ones to date. The 41 year old started refereeing at 15 and is now in his 2nd season on the Premier League panel.
In a recent interview with Refworld Mike was asked:
What is the best game you have officiated and why?
“The best game for a sense of achievement was my First Premier League Game between Hull City and Wigan Athletic.”
A 5-0 away win for the Latics that day and one that Jonesy will remember all his life, lets hope that today we get another away win and that Mike Jones can turn out to be a bit of a talisman for us on our travels.
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