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Simon Hooper

Referee Profile


Personal Details

  • Status
  • Joined
  • County FA
    Wiltshire County Football Association
  • Premier League Debut Match
    08 August 2015: Norwich City v Crystal Palace

Referee Bio

Simon Hooper, from Swindon, is associated to the Wiltshire FA and was appointed to the National List in 2008.

He was promoted to Select Group 2 in 2016 and took charge of the League One play-off final between Bradford City and Millwall at the end of the 2016/17 season.

Hooper went on to referee 42 matches across all competitions in 2017/18.

He has officiated three Premier League fixtures, the encounter between Norwich City and Crystal Palace, in August 2015, Newcastle United’s home match against Burnley in January 2018 and Newcastle v Leicester City in September of the same year.

He also took charge of the League One playoff semi-final between Charlton Athletic and Shrewsbury Town in May 2018.

Hooper was promoted to Select Group 1 alongside David Coote for the 2018/19 campaign, aged 36.