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Vad To Referee Anzhi Tie

Written by Newcastle Utd

Istvan Vad will referee Newcastle's Europa League Round of 16 first leg fixture away at Anzhi Makhachkala on Thursday

By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Managing Editor

 

Istvan Vad will referee Newcastle United's Europa League Round of 16 fixture away at Anzhi Makhachkala on Thursday night (5pm kick-off English time).

The Hungarian takes charge at the Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, as the Magpies look for a positive first leg result to bring back to Tyneside.

Vad has overseen 19 games this season across his homeland and the Europa League, handing out 76 yellow cards, five reds and awarding three penalties.

The 33-year-old was named fourth official for the 2011 Champions League final between Barcelona and Manchester United at Wembley, and was also an additional assistant referee behind the goal at Euro 2012, including England's group fixture against Ukraine.

On Thursday, Vad will be assisted by Vencel Toth and Istvan Albert, with Tamas Bognar and Mihaly Fabian the additional assistant referees behind each goal.

Zsolt Attila Szpisjak will be the game's fourth official.