Meet the Referee – Robert Jones

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 is on Robert Jones, who was appointed the referee for the Millwall v Swansea City Championship game on Saturday, 10 April 2021.

Rob Jones

Referee Jones was assisted by Darren Cann and Rob Smith, with Geoff Eltringham the 4th Official for the game.

Name: Robert Jones
DOB: Unknown
Birthplace: Merseyside

Background:
Jones only started officiating in the SkyBet Football League from the start of the 2016-17 season. Prior to this, Jones had spent the previous two seasons taking charge of matches in the National League and the Women’s Super League.

Swans Related Fact:
This was the fifth time that Jones has officiated a Swansea City away game, the previous one being the Swans 1-1 draw at Blackburn in March.

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
10-Apr-21ChampionshipMillwall0:3Swans
9-Mar-21
Championship
Blackburn Rovers
1:1
Swans
12-Sep-20
Championship
Preston North End
0:1
Swans
7-Mar-20
Championship
Swans
0:0
West Bromwich Albion
27-Oct-19
Championship
Swans
1:0
Cardiff City
08-Mar-19
Championship
Norwich City
1:0
Swans
22-Aug-17
Carabao Cup 2nd Round
MK Dons
1:4
Swans

In summary, Robert Jones’s record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P2 W1 D1 L0

Away Games
P5 W3 D1 L1

Overall Record
P7 W4 D2 L1

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 86%

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