Saturday’s away game against Fleetwood Town will be refereed by Carl Boyeson...
Last season Boyeson brandished 139 yellow cards and 10 red cards.
Saturday will be Boyeson’s tenth Southend game that he will officiate. His last Southend game came when Blues visited Walsall on 26th November last season which saw him brandish six yellow cards in the game with three cards going to Blues players, they were Anton Ferdinand, Michael Timlin and Simon Cox.
He started his refereeing career in the English Football Division 3 back in 2002. His first game came on 17th August 2002 when Bury won 3-2 against Swansea in a league game. Since then he has gone on to referee in League One with his most recent game coming on 16th September when Wigan beat Bristol Rovers 3-0.
Throughout his career he has shown 1,374 yellow cards and 100 red cards during his 15-year refereeing career.