David Elleray

Football, Sports official

1954 –

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Who is David Elleray?

David Roland Elleray MBE, is an English former football referee who officiated in the Football League, Premier League and for FIFA.

During his career as a prominent and respected referee in England, Elleray officiated a number of notable matches, including the FA Cup Final, the highest domestic honour for an English referee. Due to his Oxbridge background and "day job" as a teacher at a public school, Elleray has been called a "schoolmasterly" and "posh" referee by the press. His teaching role entailed time conflicts with his role as a leading referee before his retirement.

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Born
Sep 3, 1954
Dover
Also known as
  • David Roland Elleray
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • Dover Grammar School for Boys

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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