Meet the Referee – Andrew Madley

Each week we take a close look at the referee assigned to the Swans game and look at their previous record when officiating our beloved Swansea City.

This week’s referee spotlight focuses on Andrew Madley, who was appointed the referee for the Derby County v Swansea City Championship game on Saturday, 2 October 2021.

Andrew Madley

Referee Madley was assisted by Scott Ledger and Robert Hyde, with Sam Allison being the 4th Official for the game.

Name: Andrew Madley
Born: 5 September 1983
Birthplace: Huddersfield

Andrew Madley is the older brother of former referee Bobby Madley, and has been a football league referee since the 2010/2011 season. He made his debut in the League Two clash between Northampton Town and Crewe Alexandra in February 2011.

At the start of the 2016/17 season, Madley was included as a Select Group 2 referee, who cover matches in the Football League Championship. He took charge of his first Premier League game back in March 2018, when Watford played AFC Bournemouth.

Swans related Fact(s):
Madley has been a referee for four Swans games previously – all of which have been away games and three of which have ended in defeat.

Here are the all important facts and figures for each game that he has been a referee for a Swansea City game:







Home Team




Away Team
02-Oct-2021 ChampionshipDerby County0:0Swans
Queens Park Rangers
Derby County
Aston Villa

In summary, Andrew Madley’s record for Swansea City games is as follows:

Home Games
P0 W0 D0 L0

Away Games
P4 W0 D1 L3

Overall Record
P4 W0 D1 L3

This referee has a Swans Love Factor of 25%

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