Meet the Referee – Andy Davies

Each week we take a close look at the referee assigned to the Swans game and look at their previous record when officiating our beloved Swansea City.

This week’s referee spotlight focuses on Andy Davies, who was appointed the referee for the Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion Championship game on Monday, 1 January 2024.

Andy Davies Referee
Andy Davies

Referee Davies was assisted by Graham Kane and Nigel Lugg, with Tm Reeves the 4th Official for the game.

Name: Andy Davies
Born: Unknown
Birthplace: Hampshire, England

Background:
Davies made his debut as a football league referee in 2012 and has gone on to take charge of over 100 EFL games to date.

He is probably better known for being the only football league referee to have played professional football, having had to retire from the game at the age of 28 due to injury having played for Gillingham, Portsmouth and Yeovil.

Swans related Fact(s):
This was the 12th time that Andy Davies has officiated a Swansea City game and is his 7th Swansea City home game.

His first Swans game was the 2017/18 Carabao Cup win at Reading, when he brandished a yellow card to Martin Olsson and Leroy Fer and the latest being the home victory over Huddersfield Town in February 2020.

Here are the all important facts and figures for each game that he has been a referee for a Swansea City game:

Date
Competition
Home Team
Score
Away Team
01-Jan-2024ChampionshipSwansea City1:0West Bromwich Albion
18-Oct-2022ChampionshipSwansea City3:2Reading
5-Apr-2022ChampionshipMillwall0:1Swansea City
19-Mar-2022ChampionshipSwansea City0:0Birmingham City
25-Jan-2022 Championship QPR0:0Swansea City
04-Dec-2021ChampionshipMiddlesbrough1:0Swansea City
02-Nov-2021ChampionshipCoventry City1:2Swansea City
19-Dec-2020
Championship
Swansea City
2:0
Barnsley
22-Feb-2020
Championship
Swansea City
3:1
Huddersfield Town
23-Nov-2019
Championship
Swansea City
0:1
Millwall
21-Aug-2018
Championship
Swansea City
2:2
Leeds United
19-Sep-2017
Carabao Cup 3rd Round
Reading
0:2
Swansea City

In summary, Andy Davies record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P7 W4 D2 L1

Away Games
P5 W3 D1 L1

Overall Record
P12 W7 D3 L2

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 83%

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