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Peter Walton
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Personal information
Full name Peter Walton
Date of birth 10 October 1959 (1959-10-10) (age 62)
Place of birth    Northamptonshire, Flag of England England
Domestic
Years League Role
1993-1994
1994-1998
1998-2003
2003-2012
Football League
Premier League
Football League
Premier League
Assistant referee
Assistant referee
Referee
Referee   
International
Years Role
1996-1998 Assistant referee   

Peter Walton (born 10 October 1959) is an English former professional football referee who officiated in the Premier League from 2003 to 2012. Beginning 2013, he was general manager of the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) in North America until being replaced by Howard Webb in January 2018.

Walton is also a former player in the United Counties League. He is based in Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, the village which he played his football for. He lists his interests as current affairs and golf.

During his professional career which spanned nearly 20 years, Walton refereed a number of notable matches, including the 2003 final of the Football League Trophy and the FA Community Shield in 2008.

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