A 29-year-old referee from Ashington will take charge of the FA Cup semi-final, between Wigan and Arsenal, this weekend.
Michael Oliver became the youngest person to referee a FA Cup semi-final last year, when he saw Wigan beat Millwall. He was also the youngest person to oversee a Premier League match, at the age of 25, in August 2010.
He studied Sport and Exercise Development at Sunderland University, graduating in 2009.
The match, at Wembley Stadium, will kick-off at 5.07pm this Saturday.