Martin to referee Swans game at Blackburn

Stephen Martin has been appointed the referee for the Swans Championship game at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday (3pm).

The last Swansea away game that Martin officiated, was the 4-0 defeat at Burnley back in October 2022, when he showed a straight red card to Joel Piroe.

Referee Martin will be assisted by Mark Dwyer and Greg Read, with Scott Simpson the 4th Official for the game.

Stephen Martin’s record when officiating Swansea City away games isn’t too bad, with the Swans winning 3 game and losing 3 out of 7 away games that he has taken control of so far in his career.

Stephen Martin Championship 2023-2024 Record

This will be Martin’s 4th EFL Championship game of the campaign so far, and he has handed out 17 yellow cards and one red

It will be the first time he has officiated a Swans game this season, but it will be his second Blackburn game.

He was the official for Blackburn’s 3-0 defeat against Plymouth Argyle back in September, when he also booked Rovers’ Harry Pickering.