Date: 9th April 2018 at 8:42pm
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The match officials have been announced for Saturday’s Premier League game at the Liberty Stadium, as Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea City host Everton.

A game that sees the likes of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Ashley Williams back in South Wales, but more importantly – for us – Jordan Ayew is available again after his three-match ban came to an end.

Every time I see the match officials announcement for our games, it’s always the same reaction – ‘Oh not him…’.

It’s Lee Mason. Last week it was Roger East, who we’ve never won away when he’s in charge, and still haven’t after a 1-1 draw at West Brom.

Lee Mason has already officiated three of our games this season, at home to Watford (Lost 2-1) and the two Arsenal games, losing the away game 2-1 before winning 3-1 at home under Carlos Carvalhal.

Premier League record when Lee Mason is referee:

P8 W3 D2 L3

P6 W0 D1 L5

P14 W3 D3 L8

Looking at that woeful record when Lee Mason is in charge, it’s no surprise that he’s one of the least welcomed referees.

One of those 3 wins at home was the 1-0 victory against Manchester City when Luke Moore netted the winner.

Referee: Lee Mason
Assistants: Harry Lennard, Marc Perry
Fourth official: Lee Probert

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