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Man City meltdown as Clattenburg appointed for Man Utd clash

Mark Clattenburg has been named referee for the derby between Manchester United and Manchester City.

The Sun says after a busy summer refereeing the Champions League and Euro 2016 finals, which was worthy of getting two tattoos of the trophies, Clattenburg has again been handed the biggest match of the season so far.

And as expected news of the appointment has been met with mostly frustration by Manchester City supporters and relief with Man United.

Last season he refereed five United fixtures with the Reds winning three of them and drawing two.

But the latest and biggest controversy was in last season's FA Cup final in which Clattenburg controversially ruled out a Connor Wickham goal as United went on to win 2-1 in extra-time.

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