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Anthony Taylor

Born: October 20, 1978 (age 42)

Hometown: Manchester
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Referee

Over the last 12 months Anthony Taylor has refereed 45 games, comprising 3 European Championship games, 2 Europa League games, 1 World Cup Qualifying - Europe game, 5 Champions League games, 2 FA Cup games, 2 Nations League games, 1 Euro Champ Qualifying game, 1 UEFA Super Cup game and 28 Premier League games. In addition he has been the Fourth Official 29 times.

During this period he has issued 156 yellow cards at a rate of 3.47 per game and 8 red cards at a rate of 0.18 per game.

Anthony Taylor

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Sports Mole has 243 articles about Anthony Taylor. Articles 1 to 40:
Referee Anthony Taylor consults the pitchside VAR during the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool on May 13, 2021
Keith Hackett calls on Premier League to follow Euros VAR example
Refereeing at the tournament has won widespread praise after UEFA's more measured approach to VAR intervention has allowed games to flow.
Jul 13, 16:58
Denmark's Christian Eriksen pictured on June 2, 2021
Euro 2020 day 15: "Underdogs" Wales seek to defy the odds against Denmark
Wales will seek to progress against the tournament's sentimental favourites Denmark.
Jun 26, 09:01
Wales players, including Gareth Bale, celebrate their Euro 2020 win over Turkey on June 16, 2021
Euro 2020 matchday 15: Gareth Bale says Wales relish underdogs tag
Anthony Taylor praised for handling of Christian Eriksen's collapse.
Jun 25, 19:59
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their first goal against Russia at Euro 2020 on June 12, 2021
Preview: Denmark vs. Belgium - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Thursday's European Championship clash between Denmark and Belgium, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jun 15, 10:37
Finland's Joel Pohjanpalo celebrates scoring their first goal against Denmark at Euro 2020 on June 12, 2021
Result: Denmark 0-1 Finland: Joel Pohjanpalo winner settles restarted contest
The Denmark midfielder's condition was later reported to have stablished.
Jun 12, 21:01
Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech celebrates scoring against Manchester City in the Premier League on May 8, 2021
Manchester City vs Chelsea: A look at the last five meetings between the clubs
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea, Sports Mole looks at the last five meetings between the two clubs.
May 27, 14:19
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal against Leicester City in the Premier League on May 23, 2021
Result: Leicester City 2-4 Tottenham Hotspur - highlights, man of the match, stats
Sports Mole provides highlights, stats and a match report from Leicester City's 4-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
May 23, 17:56
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring against Manchester United in the Premier League on May 13, 2021
Result: Manchester United 2-4 Liverpool - highlights, man of the match, stats
Sports Mole provides highlights, stats and a match report from Liverpool's 4-2 win over Manchester United in the Premier League.
May 13, 22:12
Stephanie Frappart pictured in December 2020
Stephanie Frappart to officiate at men's European Championships
The 37-year-old has been selected as a fourth official at Euro 2020.
Apr 21, 18:02
Benjamin Mendy celebrates scoring for Manchester City against Leicester City in the Premier League on April 3, 2021
Result: Leicester 0-2 Man City - highlights, man of the match, stats
Manchester City extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 17 points with a resounding 2-0 win at top-four hopefuls Leicester City on Saturday.
Apr 3, 19:22
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith pictured on November 8, 2020
Dean Smith lauds "outstanding" Ollie Watkins after Palace victory
Ollie Watkins was involved in all of the goals as Villa won 3-0 despite losing Tyrone Mings to a red card before half-time.
Dec 26, 19:07
Kortney Hause celebrates scoring for Aston Villa against Crystal Palace on December 26, 2020
Result: Ten-man Aston Villa ease past Crystal Palace
Goals from Bertrand Traore, Kortney Hause and Anwar El Ghazi gave Villa a deserved victory.
Dec 26, 17:24
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho pictured on November 8, 2020
Jose Mourinho: 'Liverpool's bench put pressure on referees'
The Portuguese was not happy with events on the touchline at Anfield on Wednesday night.
Dec 17, 15:50
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta pictured on November 22, 2020
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admits lack of goals is a concern
Nicolas Pepe appeared to headbutt Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski in an off-the-ball incident.
Nov 23, 08:26
Arsenal's Hector Bellerin in action with Leeds United's Jack Harrison in the Premier League on November 22, 2020
Result: Dominant Leeds United held to a goalless draw by 10-man Arsenal
Pepe struck the crossbar in a first half where Arsenal were largely on the back foot.
Nov 22, 18:57
Leeds United's Patrick Bamford in action against Arsenal in the Premier League on November 22, 2020
Premier League roundup: Nicolas Pepe sees red but Arsenal hold on for draw at Leeds United
Five minutes into the second half Nicolas Pepe squared up to Ezgjan Alioski and pushed his head into the Leeds winger's.
Nov 22, 18:51
Patrick Bamford scores a disallowed goal for Leeds against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on November 7, 2020
Keith Hackett believes VAR is "trying to make excuses for its use"
This weekend's Premier League action saw yet more controversial calls.
Nov 9, 16:57
Patrick Bamford scores a disallowed goal for Leeds against Crystal Palace in the Premier League on November 7, 2020
The weekend's VAR incidents: Patrick Bamford's offside arm and handball debates
The Leeds striker had a goal ruled out after VAR ruled he was offside.
Nov 9, 14:27
Anthony Taylor has words with Pep Guardiola during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on January 3, 2019
Anthony Taylor to referee UEFA Super Cup in front of up to 20,000 fans in Budapest
The Manchester-based official will oversee the showpiece clash between Bayern Munich against Sevilla in Hungary.
Sep 23, 13:05
Nathan Ake celebrates scoring for Bournemouth on February 1, 2020
Result: Ten-man Bournemouth hold on for crucial win over Aston Villa
The Cherries made it back-to-back league wins thanks to first-half goals from Philip Billing and Nathan Ake.
Feb 1, 17:10
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match on December 7, 2019
Jurgen Klopp insists "brilliant" 2019 is no longer important
Sadio Mane's first-half goal was enough for Liverpool to record their 18th Premier League win in 19 matches this season.
Dec 30, 09:22
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring for Liverpool on December 29, 2019
Result: Sadio Mane wins it for Liverpool as Wolves denied by VAR
Wolves had a Pedro Neto equaliser chalked off by the review system, which made other important calls.
Dec 29, 18:44
Antonio Rudiger in action for Chelsea on November 4, 2018
Cesar Azpilicueta confirms Antonio Rudiger racism allegations
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta confirms that teammate Antonio Rudiger approached him after allegedly hearing Tottenham Hotspur fans racially abuse him on Sunday
Dec 22, 23:25
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates after the match against on Tottenham on December 4, 2019
FA to investigate racist abuse allegations during Manchester derby
A video circulating on social media appeared to show a fan aiming monkey chants towards Manchester United players.
Dec 8, 11:32
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Manchester United on December 7, 2019
Result: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial score as Manchester United win at Etihad Stadium
Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial score the goals as Manchester United record a 2-1 win over Manchester City in Saturday's Manchester derby.
Dec 7, 19:24
Crystal Palace's Jeffrey Schlupp celebrates scoring their first goal with Wilfried Zaha and Luka Milivojevic on December 3, 2019
Result: Ten-man Crystal Palace beat Bournemouth to move up to fifth
The substitute scored a late winner at home to Bournemouth.
Dec 3, 22:06
Antonio Candreva celebrates scoring for Inter Milan on October 23, 2019
Result: Lautaro Martinez, Antonio Candreva on target as Inter defeat Dortmund
The win leaves Inter level on four points with Dortmund at the halfway point of qualifying.
Oct 23, 22:31
Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria scores against Real Madrid in the Champions League on September 18, 2019
Result: Angel Di Maria scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Real Madrid
Angel Di Maria scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain record a 3-0 win over Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Sep 18, 21:51
Arsenal manager Unai Emery pictured on May 5, 2019
Result: Arsenal's top-four hopes over after Brighton & Hove Albion draw
Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the top four of the Premier League table are effectively ended by a 1-1 draw against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium.
May 5, 18:23
Benfica's Joao Felix celebrates scoring their second goal against Frankfurt on April 11, 2019
Result: Record-breaking wonderkid Joao Felix helps Benfica put one foot in semi-finals
Teenager becomes youngest player to net a Europa League treble.
Apr 11, 22:37
Manchester City players celebrate the opening goal against Brighton in their FA Cup semi-final on April 6, 2019
Result: Quadruple-chasing Manchester City edge into FA Cup final
Manchester City take a significant step towards a potential quadruple by edging to a 1-0 win over Brighton which seals their place in the FA Cup final.
Apr 6, 19:25
Aaron Ramsey celebrates after opening the scoring in Arsenal's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on April 1, 2019
Result: Arsenal brush aside Newcastle United to move into third place
Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette strike as Arsenal beat Newcastle United 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium to move up to third in the Premier League.
Apr 1, 21:51
Exasperated Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at a press conference on October 1, 2018
Manchester City boss Guardiola formally warned over referee comments
Guardiola escaped a charge because of the nature of his comments and the fact this was a first offence.
Nov 21, 13:45
City players argue with Anthony Taylor after Fabian Delph is sent off during the FA Cup game between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City on February 19, 2018
Taylor to referee clash between Manchester rivals
The 40-year-old, an Altrincham fan, has been involved in previous controversial moments during games involving both clubs.
Nov 6, 18:04
Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the winner against Newcastle United on October 6, 2018
Result: Alexis Sanchez completes comeback to spare Manchester United blushes
Manchester United come from two goals down to beat Newcastle United 3-2 with a stunning second-half comeback at Old Trafford to ease the pressure on Jose Mourinho.
Oct 6, 19:27
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson on August 26, 2018
Roy Hodgson: 'Etienne Capoue tackle affected Wilfried Zaha'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson admits that Wilfried Zaha was affected by a poor challenge from Etienne Capoue in the early stages of their clash with Watford.
Aug 26, 19:38
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson waves to the crowd after the match against West Bromwich Albion on May 13, 2018
Roy Hodgson "not happy" with Etienne Capoue tackle on Wilfried Zaha
Roy Hodgson thinks that Crystal Palace were "unlucky" in their 2-1 loss at Watford on Sunday and expresses his unhappiness with Etienne Capoue's foul on Wilfried Zaha.
Aug 26, 16:12
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Dermot Gallagher praises referee for booking Liverpool's Mohamed Salah
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher praises referee Anthony Taylor for booking Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah for diving against Chelsea.
May 7, 17:24
City players argue with Anthony Taylor after Fabian Delph is sent off during the FA Cup game between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City on February 19, 2018
Wigan Athletic fined for pitch invasion after FA Cup win over Manchester City
Wigan Athletic are hit with a £12,500 fine for a pitch invasion by fans following their FA Cup fifth-round home win over Manchester City.
Apr 26, 20:04
Arsene Wenger and his backroom staff in despair during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City on March 1, 2018
Arsene Wenger unhappy with "very bad" VAR decision
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists that the decision to delay introducing VAR for at least another year is "very bad" for the Premier League.
Apr 15, 19:22

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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB trio Vicky Holland, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth all have realistic medal hopes in the women's event (10.30pm-1am)

· After an impressive opening day, Great Britain play their final group game against a Fiji side level with them at the top of the pool, but also yet to hit their brilliant best (1.30am)

· After disappointment for friend and housemate Jade Jones, Bianca Walkden will go for gold in the women's +67kg category (2am-2.30pm)
· Mahama Cho is another medal contender for Team GB in the men's +80kg class (2am-2.30pm)

· Team GB's Duncan Scott has the chance to claim his first individual Olympic medal in the men's 200m freestyle final. Teammate Tom Dean is also involved. (2.43am)
· Kathleen Dawson is the Team GB representative in the women's 100m backstroke final (2.51am)

· Eden Cheng and Lois Toulson will look to emulate Tom Daley and Matty Lee's success in the women's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

· Three-time Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin is part of a Team GB team going for gold in the dressage team Grand Prix final (9.30am)

· Superstar Simone Biles leads the United States side in the women's team final (11.45am-2.10pm)

· Team GB's women's team play their final group game, taking on Canada with qualification for the knockout rounds already secured (12pm)

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