Meet the Referee – David Webb

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 David Webb, who was appointed the referee for the Swansea City v Middlesbrough Championship game on Saturday, 23 April 2022.

David Webb

Referee Webb was assisted by Nicholas Barnard and Lee Venamore, with Dean Whitestone the 4th Official for the game.

Name: David Webb
Born: 1978
Birthplace: Lancashire

Background:
Webb was handed his first game as referee for the Bury v Brentford game in 2007, having previously worked for a charity that supports adults with learning difficulties and mental health problems.

Swans related Fact(s):
This was only be the third time that Webb has officiated a Swansea City home game, having been the referee ten Swans away games thus far in his career.

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
23-Apr-22ChampionshipSwans1:1Middlesbrough
19-Feb-22ChampionshipSheffield United4:0Swans
15-Jan-22ChampionshipHuddersfield Town1:1Swans
24-Nov-21ChampionshipBarnsley0:2Swans
07-Aug-21ChampionshipBlackburn Rovers2:1Swans
3-Mar-21
Championship
Stoke City
1:2
Swans
30-Dec-20
Championship
Swans
0:0
Reading
14-Feb-20
Championship
Hull City
4:4
Swans
21-Dec-19
Championship
Luton Town
0:1
Swans
9-Nov-19
Championship
Sheffield Wednesday
2:2
Swans
13-Feb-19
Championship
Leeds United
2:1
Swans
15-Dec-18ChampionshipSwans
2:1
Sheffield Wednesday
16-Aug-11
Championship
Burnley
2:1
Swans

In summary, David Webb’s record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P3 W1 D2 L0

Away Games
P10 W3 D3 L4

Overall Record
P13 W4 D5 L4

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 69%

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