Linington to referee Swans last away league game at Norwich

The Swans final EFL Championship away game of the season at Norwich City on Saturday will be officiated by Isle of Wight official James Linington.

Referee Linington will be assisted by Andrew Fox and Andrew Dallison, with Ed Duckworth the 4th Official for the game at Carrow Road.

The last Swansea City game that Linington officiated, was the 1-1 draw with Birmingham City at the stadium on the opening day of the 2023/2024 season back in August.

James Linington’s record when officiating Swansea City away games isn’t great, with the Swans recording 1 draw and 3 defeats in the 4 away games he has been the man in the middle.

James Linington EFL Championship Record 2023/2024

Linington has officiated 18 Championship games so far this season, showing 85 yellow cards and 1 red card to date.

Jamie Paterson is the only Swansea players to have been shown a yellow card by James Linington so far this campaign.

It will be the third time that Linington has officiated a Nowrich City game this season, having recorded a 2-1 home win over Plymouth in March and a 1-0 win at QPR last August.

Andrew Omobamidele is the only Norwich City player to have been booked by Linington so far this season.

It will be the first time that he has officiated a game between the Swans and the Canaries.