Andrew Madley
Personal information
Full name Andrew Madley
Date of birth September 5, 1983 (1983-09-05) (age 37)
Place of birth    Huddersfield, Flag of England England
Other occupation Teacher
Years League Role
Football League
Premier League
Football League
Assistant Referee

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


Andrew Madley began his refereeing career on the local Wakefield leagues. He quickly advanced through the levels before becoming a Level 3A referee in 2008. This allowed him to act as an assistant referee on the three Football League divisions. The following year he was promoted to the Panel List which allowed him to referee in the Conference divisions. He then progressed further the following year by becoming a Select Group Assistant Referee, officiating on the Premier League. In 2011, he progressed to his current role, a National List Referee, officiating in the three Football League divisions. Andrew is the older brother of Select Group Referee Robert Madley.

For the start of the 2016/17 season, Andrew was included as a Select Group 2 referee which sees him primarily referee in the Championship. He took charge of a Premier League game for the first time on 31 March 2018, a 2-2 draw between Watford and Bournemouth.


Madley refereed the Football League Two Play-Off Semi-Final between Cheltenham Town and Northampton Town on 4 May 2013 which ended 0–1 (0–2 agg). He also refereed the FA Vase Final on 9 May 2015 between Glossop North End and North Shields, which finished 1–2.

Madley refereed the Football League One Play-Off Final between Preston North End and Swindon Town on 24 May 2015.

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