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Bobby Madley: Former Premier League official to return to refereeing

Madley oversaw 19 Premier League games in 2017-18, his most recent season as a top-flight referee

Ex-Premier League referee Bobby Madley says he has accepted an opportunity to officiate in England again.

Madley was sacked by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) in 2018 after sending a video mocking a disabled person to a friend.

Following discussions with PGMOL, Madley will return as an official at League One and League Two level from the start of next season.

Madley, 34, says he has also agreed to attend an FA discrimination workshop.

He will also work at grassroots level for the remainder of this season before becoming a National List referee.

In January, Bobby Madley told Football Focus why he was sacked by PGMOL

In a blog post,