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Confirmed Officials: Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest | Premier League



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The officials have been confirmed for Chelsea’s Premier League clash against Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

Frank Lampard’s side ended a run of six consecutive defeats with a 3-1 win over AFC Bournemouth last Saturday at the Vitality Stadium courtesy of goals from Conor Gallagher, Benoit Badiashile and Joao Felix. 

Chelsea recorded their first win in almost and are now hoping for back-to-back wins for the first time since March when they went on a three-game win streak with victories over Leeds United, Borussia Dortmund and Leicester City. 

Relegation threatened Nottingham Forest head to the capital having won just two of their last 14 matches. A vital 4-3 win over Southampton last time out has lifted them to 16th and three points above the drop zone, giving their survival hopes of staying in the top-flight a huge boost heading into their final three games. 

Now the officials for the league meeting have been revealed by the Premier League ahead of the encounter.


The Premier League have confirmed that Paul Tierney will take charge of the meeting in the capital.


Paul Tierney will be supported by Neil Davies and Scott Ledger on the touchline.

Fourth Official

Robert Jones has been named as the Fourth Official for Saturday’s match, with the referee overseeing conduct within the two dugouts, and the behaviour of Frank Lampard and Steve Cooper.

VAR/Assistant VAR

Overviewing proceedings from Stockley Park on Saturday afternoon will be Stuart Attwell, who has been named as the Video Assistant Referee, with the Assistant Video Assistant Referee being Darren Cann.