Meet the Referee – Dean Whitestone

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 Dean Whitestone, who was appointed the referee for the West Bromwich Albion v Swansea City EFL Championship game on Monday, 28 February 2022.

Dean Whitestone

Referee Whitestone was assisted by Steven Meredith and Shaun Hudson, with Matthew Donohue the 4th Official for the game.

Name: Dean Whitestone
Birthplace: Northampton

Background:
Whitestone is currently a police officer with the Metropolitan Police and was promoted to the Football League in January 2006.

He is a very experienced official, having officiated over 300 games in the EFL Championship, League One and League Two.

Swans related Fact(s):
This was referee Dean Whitestone’s second Swansea City away match, having officiated 8 times at the Swansea dot com stadium.

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
28-Feb-22ChampionshipWest Bromwich Albion0:2Swans
31-Oct-20
Championship
Swans
2:0
Blackburn Rovers
14-Dec-19
Championship
Swans
3:1
Middlesbrough
17-Aug-19
Championship
Swans
3:2
Preston North End
01-Feb-11
Championship
Bristol City
0:2
Swans
10-Dec-10
Championship
Swans
1:1
Millwall
05-Apr-10
Championship
Swans
3:0
Scunthorpe United
15-Sept-09
Championship
Swans
0:0
Bristol City
01-Sept-07
League One
Swans
1:2
Doncaster Rovers
23-Dec-06
League One
Swans
1:1
Rotherham United

In summary, Dean Whitestone record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P8 W4 D3 L1

Away Games
P2 W2 D0 L0

Overall Record
P9 W5 D3 L1

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 89%

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