MAN IN THE MIDDLE: Roger East

30th January 2017

Roger East will be in charge for the Swans' Premier League fixture at the Liberty against Southampton on Tuesday (7.45pm).
This will be the 51-year-old's second time in charge of the Swans this season, having already officiated the 2-1 loss at Leicester City in August.
East's first Premier League fixture as a referee came at the Liberty in September 2012, which saw the Swans draw 2-2 with Sunderland.
This season he has officiated 20 matches, issuing 88 bookings and five red cards.
For Tuesday's game, Jones will be assisted by Jake Collin and Harry Lennard, while Stephen Martin is the fourth official.



Roger East at the Liberty
Refereed ten times

Swans: W6 D1 L3
For 13; Against 9

Swans 1-0 Walsall
League One: Feb 12, 2008

Swans 1-3 Crystal Palace
Championship: March 14, 2009

Swans 1-0 Derby
Championship: Nov 20, 2009

Swans 0-2 West Brom
Championship: March 16, 2010

Swans 2-2 Sunderland
Premier League: Sept 1, 2012

Swans 3-0 Everton
League Cup: Aug 23, 2014

Swans 1-0 Aston Villa
Premier League: Dec 26, 2014

Swans 0-1 Liverpool
Premier League: March 16, 2015

Swans 1-0 West Brom
Premier League: Dec 20, 2015

Swans 3-1 Liverpool
Premier League: May 1, 2016