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Carabao Cup Final: Match Officials confirmed

10 February 2020

The match officials to take charge of the upcoming Carabao Cup Final between Aston Villa and Manchester City have been confirmed, with Lee Mason to take the whistle at Wembley Stadium...

Mason will be assisted by Ian Hussin and Harry Lennard, with David Coote named the fourth official in the showpiece event on Sunday 1 March.

Having been a referee since 1988, Mason worked his way up the EFL ladder before joining the Select Group 1 list of officials in 2006.

With experience of taking charge of some of the biggest matches in English football, Mason has twice refereed at Wembley Stadium in Finals, the first coming between Swansea City and Barnsley in 2006, before taking charge of the 2013/14 Championship Play-Off Final between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers.

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be in operation for the Final after use in the four semi-finals previously.

The VAR official has also been confirmed as Mike Dean, with Neil Davies the Assistant VAR official.

Referee: Lee Mason
Assistant Referees: Ian Hussin and Harry Lennard
Fourth Official: David Coote
VAR: Mike Dean
AVAR: Neil Davies

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