Bio
Richard Maddison
Born:
Intl. since:
Hometown: Ryhope
Country: England
Speaks: English
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Maddison was born in Ryhope near Sunderland, but was brought up in the small mining community of Horden in county Durham. Later on the family moved to York in the 1930`s.

Argentina

In the fifties Maddison led a group of referee`s from England to the Argentine.
Richard refereed the 1953 version of the Copa del America, up to the semi-final.

once

Maddison once abandoned the Argentinian Cup Final, sending off some seven players. After this match the local paper called him the English man with the big balls.

end

Richard Maddison and his wife retreated from Argentina after the Peron's were over trown, later on they moved back to York UK to stay with their children that came back from Canada.

source: Neil Maddison

Did you know
RICHARD MADDISON

  • This English referee took charge of matches in the 1953 South American Championships. In one match he was kicked by a Paraguayan player. Paraguay actually made 4 changes (apparently no one noticed at the time) and the match was awarded to its opponent, Peru.
    Another match he tok charge of in the same tournament, Bolivia - Chile, was abandoned and awarded to Chile.

    source: Martín Tabeira at RSSSF
  • Maddison was also friends with Alberto di Stefanio.
Statistics
Statistics for RICHARD MADDISON
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 1 0 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.13 0 0.06
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 8 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR RICHARD MADDISON
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
South American 1953
ChileBolivia1953-03-282 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
BrazilChile1953-03-233 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EcuadorChile1953-03-190 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EcuadorBrazil1953-03-120 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
PeruParaguay1953-03-082 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
ChilePeru1953-03-040 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
BoliviaBrazil1953-03-011 - 8 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
ChileParaguay1953-02-250 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)