Andrew Madley

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Andy Madley
Full name Andrew Madley
Born (1983-09-05) 5 September 1983 (age 39)
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
Years League Role
2008–2010 The Football League Assistant referee
2009—2011 Conference Referee
2010–2011 Premier League Assistant referee
2011–2019 The Football League Referee
2019– Premier League Referee
2019— FIFA listed Referee

Andrew "Andy" Madley (born 5 September 1983) is an English football referee.

Career and Matches[change | change source]

Medley began his career as a referee in Wakefield. He soon became a Level 3A referee in 2008. As a Level 3A referee, he was able to be an assistant referee for the three Football League divisions. The next year, he was promoted to the Panel List. He could now referee the Conference divisions. He was promoted again in 2010 when he became a Select Group Assistant Referee. At this point in his career, he started officiating on the Premier League. In 2011, hebecame a National List Referee. At the start of the 2016–17 season, Madley was a Select Group 2 referee. He mostly refereed in the Championship. He was piut in charge of a Premier League game for the first time on 31 March 2018. It was a match Watford and Bournemouth. In June 2019, he was promoted to the Select Group 1 Referees list.

Madley refereed the Football League Two Play-Off Semi-Final match between Cheltenham Town and Northampton Town on 4 May 2013. He also refereed the FA Vase Final on 9 May 2015 between Glossop North End and North Shields. In 2015, Madley refereed the Football League One Play-Off Semi-Final between Preston North End and Swindon Town on 24 May 2015. On 19 May 2019, Madley refereed the FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium. The match was between Leyton Orient and AFC Fylde. He also refereed the EFL League One Play Off Final between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland on 26 May 2019. His younger brother is Robert Madley.

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