Be part of the journey
Play a key role in grassroots football across our region
Give something back to the game you love or remain involved in the game after injury or retirement. Play a vital role in ensuring players enjoy the game and increase participation in the sport. Make new and lasting friends whilst keeping fit and healthy. Refereeing can be a potential career for those who wish to progress to the top.
To become a referee there are certain qualifications and requirements you’ll need to complete first. This being at least 14 years old, completing online Laws of the Game module and safeguarding qualification.
Black, Asian and Mixed Heritage Referee Course Bursary
We've teamed up with FA Refereeing to offer bursaries across FA Refereeing Courses at a discounted rate of £40 (instead of £120) for Black, Asian and Mixed Heritage populations in our region.The initiative is aligned with the new FA Refereeing Strategy to the wider goal of helping to increase referee recruitment from historically underrepresented ethnic communities.