Confirmed FA Cup final referee: Chelsea vs Arsenal

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Chelsea have the opportunity to win a trophy this season, as the Blues will meet Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Sunday, August 1.

The centre-referee for this game is Anthony Taylor and his assistants are Gary Beswick and and Adam Nunn.

The fourth official is Chris Kavanagh.

• VAR officials: Stuart Attwell and Steve Child

• Replacement official: Lee Betts

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Taylor has taken charge of 42 games in all competitions so far this season, and has issued out 168 yellow and 7 red cards. The ref has also awarded 16 penalties.

Interestingly, Taylor was the referee in charge of the FA Cup final in 2017 when the Blues suffered a 2-1 defeat to Arsenal.

A win for Chelsea on Saturday, will be a good way to end the season for Frank Lampard, having sealed a top four place.

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