Man in the middle | Gavin Ward

15th September
First team

Gavin Ward will be the man in the middle when Swansea City host Birmingham City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday (3pm).

The Surrey official is taking charge of the Swans for the first time this season, having overseen the home defeat to Brentford and the away loss at Stoke last term.

He also had the whistle for three Swansea games during the 2018-19 season; wins over Bolton and Aston Villa and a defeat at Bristol City.

Ward – who has officiated in the EFL since 2007 – will be assisted by Sam Lewis and Graham Kane. Mark Russell will be the fourth official.

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