Referee Will Wear Camera In Crystal Palace vs Man Utd Clash

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace

Referee Jarred Gillett to Wear ‘RefCam’ in Premier League First for Crystal Palace vs Manchester United Match.

The 37-year-old Australian will put on a head-mounted device connected to the referees’ audio channel.

It is designed to show the demand put on referees in Premier League matches and offer fans a unique new insight as part of a programme which Premier League Productions are currently producing.

A statement published by the Premier League read:

“In a Premier League first, referee Jarred Gillett will wear a “RefCam” during the Crystal Palace v Manchester United fixture on Monday 6 May, as part of filming for a one-off short programme promoting Match Officials.


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“This footage will not be broadcast live but fans will be able to view it later in the year as part of a programme being produced by,

Premier League Productions (PLP) aimed at offering further insight and education into the demands of officiating in the Premier League.

“The technology comprises a head-mounted device which is integrated into the usual referee communications system.

“Its one-off use for educational purposes has been approved by The IFAB, the Premier League, PGMOL and both clubs.

We would like to thank Crystal Palace and Manchester United for their support with this project.”

A victory for Manchester United tonight would propel them above Chelsea in the table standings.

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