Premier League. Match officials confirmed for West Ham trip

05 Oct 23

Peter Bankes will be the referee for Newcastle United's Premier League trip to West Ham United on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 2pm BST).

Sunday 8th OctoberWest Ham United vs Newcastle UnitedLondon StadiumKick-off 2pm BST

Eddie Howe's side make the trip to the capital seeking a fourth successive Premier League victory before the upcoming international break and this will be the first time Bankes has officiated a fixture involving the Magpies this season.

The Lancashire whistler, promoted to the Select Group 1 of Referees ahead of the 2019/20 campaign, issued his first Premier League red card to former Newcastle loanee Valentino Lazaro during the Magpies' 1-0 defeat away at Crystal Palace in February 2020.

Bankes was the man in the middle for two of Newcastle's English top-flight matches last term, overseeing United's 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux and brandishing three yellow cards, including Fabian Schär.

Promoted to the FIFA refereeing list in 2021, Bankes also took charge of Newcastle's 1-1 draw against West Ham United in January 2023, booking Joelinton and Joe Willock.

2023/24 stats

Games (all competitions): 5Yellow cards issued: 28Red cards issued: 1


Assistant referees: Eddie Smart and Nick GreenhalghFourth official: Michael SalisburyVAR: Andy MadleyAssistant VAR: Simon Long

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