Make a difference to the game
Make a Difference to the game in Shropshire
THINK YOU CAN LEAD FROM THE FRONT AND MAKE THE TOUGH DECISIONS?
If you're thinking about taking up the whistle, remember, refereeing is a great way to:
- Be involved in football
- Offer opportunities for everyone
- Remain active in the game following injury or retirement
- Make new and lasting friends within the game
- Play a huge role in ensuring the players, and supporters, enjoy their match day experience
FA Mini Soccer Course
The FA Mini Soccer Referee Course starts your refereeing career off in youth football, allowing you to gain valuable experience with younger players. After a period as a mini soccer referee, you do have the option to convert to an 11v11 referee by taking the shorter Mini Soccer Referee Conversion Course should you wish to, or to stay within Mini Soccer
The FA Basic Referee Course
The FA Referees Course is designed for anyone aged 14 and up who wants to join the tens of thousands of referees who operate week in week out on local parks, throughout the English football pyramid, up to those who officiate The FA Cup Final and on the International stage.
As a referee you play an integral role in ensuring all participants enjoy their match day experience, helping create a competitive, fair, safe and enjoyable playing environment.
The FA's Respect programme provides a series of tools for leagues, clubs, coaches, players and parents from grassroots to elite football - to help ensure a safe, positive environment in which to play the game.