Meet the Referee – Stephen Martin

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 Stephen Martin, who was appointed the referee for the Swansea City v Blackburn Rovers Championship game on Saturday, 6 August 2022.

Stephen Martin

Referee Martin was assisted by Craig Taylor and Lee Venamore, with Ollie Yates the 4th Official for the game.

Name: Stephen Martin
Born: Unknown
Birthplace: Staffordshire.

Background:
Staffordshire official Stephen Martin is the son of former Premier League referee Andy, who officiated during the 1990s.

He took charge of his first Championship game during the 2012/13 season.

Swans related Fact(s):
This will be Stephen Martin’s sixth Swans home game to date, having also officiated six Swansea City away games.

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
06-Aug-22ChampionshipSwans0:3Blackburn Rovers
07-May-22ChampionshipSwans0:1QPR
12-Mar-22ChampionshipBlackpool1:0Swans
13-Feb-21
Championship
Sheffield Wednesday
0:2
Swans
26-Dec-20
Championship
QPR
0:2
Swans
3-Nov-20
Championship
Brentford
1:1
Swans
3-Oct-20
Championship
Swans
2:1
Millwall
22-Jul-20
Championship
Reading
1:4
Swans
5-Jul-20
Championship
Swans
2:1
Sheffield Wednesday
5-Jan-20
FA Cup 3rd Round
QPR
5:1
Swans
29-Jan-19
Championship
Swans
3:3
Birmingham City
26-Aug-14
Capital One Cup – 2nd Round
Swans
1:0
Rotherham United

In summary, Stephen Martin’s record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P6 W3 D1 L2

Away Games
P6 W3 D1 L2

Overall Record
P12 W6 D2 L4

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 67%

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