23 of Mike Dean’s greatest, funniest and most bizarre moments

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With Mark Clattenburg moving on to other things, Mike Dean has taken over the mantle as the undisputed king of the celebrity refs in the Premier League.

Dean referees with his own blend of authority, comedy and surrealism to make his mark on fixtures up and down the country.

And with help from the pioneering work of the brilliant Twitter account @CelebrityRefs, we’ve rounded up 23 of his greatest moments.

“Off you pop”

The signal

Stepover assist

The celebration

The huff

Pomp and ceremony

The banter

Can’t touch this

Golf swing

Man for the big occasion

A disapproving look

Skills to pay the bills

Getting involved

Born this way

The bum tap

Record breaker

Points mean prizes

Red rage

Blow your whistle, bitch

King of charades

Tired of this sh*t

Camera ready

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