Eltringham to referee Swans visit to Sheffield Wednesday

Geoff Eltringham will be the official in charge when the Swans return to Championship action on Good Friday, when they travel to Yorkshire to play Sheffield Wednesday.

Eltringham will be assisted by will be assisted by Daniel Leach and Carl Fitch-Jackson, with Ross Joyce the 4th Official for the game at Hillsborough.

This will be the second time that Eltringham has officiated a Swansea City match this season, with the previous game being Swansea’s 1-0 win at Hull City back in February, thanks to Liam Cullen’s goal.

The north east official has previously officiated a Owls v Swans fixture, way back in February 2019, when the home side ran out 3-1 winners over the Swans, who were then managed by Graham Potter.

Overall Geoff Eltringham’s record for Swansea City games makes for decent reading, with this being his 9th Swans away game of his career to date.

Geoff Eltringham EFL Championship Record 2023/2024

Prior to this game, Eltringham has officiated 15 Championship games so far this season, showing 62 yellow cards and 1 red cards.

Three Swansea players have been booked by Eltringham so far this season – Ben Cabango, Matt Grimes and Bashir Humphreys.

Eltringham has only officiated one Sheffield Wednesday game this campaign, the recent 2-0 win at Millwall, when he booked Will Vaulks and showed to yellow cards to Ashley Fletcher in the space of two minutes!