This weekends Sky Bet League One game against Doncaster Rovers at Roots Hall will be refereed by Kevin Johnson…
He has taken charge of six Southend games since the start of his career, making Saturday’s game his seventh.
In his last Blues match, against Peterborough United in a 1-1 draw at Roots Hall on 17th October, he brandished five yellow cards, with three going to Southend players; Jason Demetriou, Dru Yearwood and Simon Cox.
He started his professional refereeing career nine years ago between Oxford United beat Eastbourne.
Johnson's most recent game was a 2-0 victory for Notts Conty over Stevenage in which two yellow cards were shown in the game. That took his tally of bookings to 93 yellow cards and nine red cards shown this season.