Mike Dean

Michael Dean (nicknamed Mike Dean) is an English professional football referee who primarily works in the Premier League. He is a member of the Cheshire County Football Association and lives in Heswall, Wirral. Since joining the Select Group of referees in 2000, he has continuously officiated at the highest level of English football. Since then, he has officiated a lot of important league and cup matches.

Mike Dean’s salary and net worth are as follows:

Mike Dean makes a living as a professional football referee. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of money for him. He was said to be earning £200,000 in 2021.

What is Mike Dean Famous For?

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Where is Mike Dean From?

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Mike Dean was promoted to the FIFA international referees’ list in 2003.
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Mike Dean was born on June 2, 1968, in New York City. Wirral, England is where he was born. He was born in the United Kingdom and is a British citizen. He is of Caucasian racial origin. Christianity is his religion. Gemini is his zodiac sign.

Mike Dean Professional Career:

In 1995, he took his first steps on the Football League ladder as an assistant referee, and in 1997, he was elevated to the full referees’ list. Then, around the turn of the millennium, he became a referee in English football’s top division.
He took charge of the 2004 FA Community Shield match at the Millennium Stadium between Arsenal and Manchester United, which Arsenal won 3-1, and he also refereed the FA Trophy Final that year.
Dean was appointed to referee the 2006 FA Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium on 13 May 2006, but the Football Association later replaced him with Alan Wiley after concerns were expressed regarding Dean’s capacity to be impartial towards Liverpool, who are headquartered close his birthplace of Wirral.
He officiated the Championship Play-off Final between Watford and Leeds United in 2006.
When Portsmouth defeated Cardiff City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2008, he took control of his first FA Cup Final with Trevor Massey and Martin Yerby as his assistants and Chris Foy as the fourth official.
In a South Wales derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City on 5 April 2009, he received a cut to the forehead from what seemed to be a coin thrown by a Cardiff supporter.
He also officiated Birmingham City’s League Cup victory over Arsenal on January 31, 2011. Throughout the final, he gave out five yellow cards.

Mike Dean is the first referee in Premier League history to reach the 100 red cards milestone.
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Arsenal fans started a petition in September 2015 to stop him from refereeing their team after a Premier League match against Chelsea, and it gathered nearly 100,000 signatures in less than a week.
He was chastised in January 2016 after delivering a straight red card to West Ham midfielder Sofiane Feghouli for a coming together with Manchester United defender Phil Jones, after which Jones writhed on the floor in evident pain, and Manchester United went on to win the game 2-0. Replays revealed that Jones was the one who had made the hazardous challenge on Feghouli and was fortunate not to be sent off. Feghouli’s red card was later revoked.
He became the first Premier League referee to reach the 100-red-card milestone on April 2, 2019, during a match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux, when he awarded the 100th red card of his career to Manchester United’s Ashley Young.
He and his family got death threats on their personal social media accounts in February 2021, becoming the latest victims in an onslaught of online hatred directed at major football figures. He was threatened online for sending out West Ham player Tomas Soucek in the final seconds of their 2-2 draw with Fulham, as well as for sending off Bednarek for a challenge on Anthony Martial in Southampton’s 9-0 loss to United. The Football Association openly judging two of his rulings to be incorrect. The FA revoked both red cards and asked him not to oversee any Premier League games the following weekend.

International matches:

He’s had a good overseas career as well.
In 2004, he officiated his first international match in Amsterdam Arena, which was a friendly between the Netherlands and the Republic of Ireland.
He officiated a Europa League group stage match between Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla on September 30, 2010. He gave Dortmund’s Marcel Schmelzer a second yellow card for diving early in the second half.
Since then, he has been in charge of qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup, the Euro, and the UEFA European Championship.
At the end of 2013, he formally retired from the FIFA international list, having reached the obligatory retirement age of 45.

Wife of Mike Dean:

Mike Dean is a married man, according to his personal life. His wife’s personal details are yet to be released. He keeps his personal life private. Any new information on his personal life will be included here as soon as it becomes available.

Mike Dean’s body mesasurement is as follows:

Mike Dean is 1.76 meters tall, or 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He is 74 kilograms in weight. He has a muscular physique. His hazel eyes are hazel, and his dark brown hair is dark brown. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Quick Facts About Mike Dean

Celebrated Name Mike Dean
Age 53 Years
Nick Name Mike
Birth Name Michael Dean
Birth Date 1968-06-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality British
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Wirral, England
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2004
Height 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight 74kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Referee Career
Salary £200,000