Meet the Referee – James Adcock

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.

James Adcock
James Adcock

This week’s spotlight for our man in the middle falls on James Adcock, whom was appointed the referee for the Peterborough United v Swans English Football League Cup 2nd Round game on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016.

Name: James Adcock
DOB: Unknown
Birthplace: Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire
Interesting Fact: Adcock is a relative newcomer to the football league having only graduated to the national list in the 2011/12 season. Ironically he has only been the man in the middle for a Swans game once before, against York City at the Liberty Stadium in – yes you’ve guessed it – round two of the League Cup!

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




Home Team


Away Team
EFL Cup 2nd Round
Peterborough United
League Cup 2nd Round
York City

In summary, James Adcock’s record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P1 W1 D0 L0

Away Games
P1 W1 D0 L0

Overall Record
P2 W2 D0 L0

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 100%

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