Michael Salisbury to officiate Saturday's game against the Millers.
Saturday’s away game against Rotherham United will be refereed by Michael Salisbury.
Last season Salisbury brandished 107 yellow cards and nine red cards.
Saturday will be Salisbury’s first Southend game that he has officiated on.
He started his refereeing career in the National League in 2015 with his first game being between Barrow and Dover Athletic on 8th August.
Since then he has gone on to referee in League One and his most recent match was in the Carabao Cup which saw Birmingham beat Crawley 5-1.
Throughout his two-year career he has shown 135 yellow cards and 12 red cards.