Ahead of the new season the Premier League has introduced 4 new referees to the league due to the fact that legendary referee Mike Dean, Martin Atkinson and Jonathan Moss are retiring. Dean will join Lee Mason as a dedicated VAR (video assistant referee), while Kevin Friend becomes manager of the Select Group 2 officials, working in the EFL.
Moss has become manager of the Select Group 1 officials, while Atkinson will be the referee coach for this group.
Four new officials will operate in this season’s Premier League after they were promoted by Professional Game Match Officials Limited.
The 32-year-old is the fifth referee to be promoted to the Premier League in the past two seasons.
Aspinall arrives at the highest level of English football, boasting extensive experience both domestically and internationally, including at a women’s World Cup.
Greenhalgh has over 300 EFL matches to his name as an assistant referee since joining the list in 2008/09.
He joined the EFL list prior to the 2012/13 campaign and has great experience with 250+ matches in their three divisions.