Lincolnshire FA Referees

End-Of-Season Referee Promotions 2023

Lincolnshire FA are delighted to announce the following end of season County Referee Promotions

Following on from the mid-season promotions, Lincolnshire FA are delighted to announce the following end of season County Referee Promotions:

Level 7 to 6

Ethan Freestone
Steve Beaumont
Graham Brown
Jon Clayton
Phil Dainty
Rob Elliott
Finn Ford
Sam Forster
Richard Gutsell
Matthew Mantle
Dominik Modd
James Needham
Luke Senescall

Level 6 to 5

Jon Barrs
Mark Bruntlett
Mason Bussey
Ryan Calvert
Gareth Carter
James Day
Will Vickers
Martin Hepworth
Aaron Parsons
Cassey Rook

Level 5 to 4

Jon Ashworth-Sears
Elora Hardstaff
Jack Hennell
Crystal Lam
Kyle Tasker
Michael Wright

Michael Brader, Referee Development Manager at Lincolnshire FA said: “Grassroots Match Officials are the cornerstone of our Referee Workforce, and it is really encouraging to see people of all ages having the desire to progress within the game.

“We are now used to consistently seeing progression in the higher levels of the game, but they all started here. The team of Mentors, Coaches and Observers who consistently give their time to support others should be thanked for the great work they do.”

Additionally, Lincolnshire FA are delighted to announce the following National Referee Promotions:

Level 4 to 3

Gary Caley

Level 3 to 2B

Dave Jones
Alex Sawden

Level 3W to 2W (Women’s Championship)

Laura Van Lier
Jon Ashworth-Sears

EFL Assistant Referee

Jack Forder

Michael Brader, Referee Development Manager, added: “This latest group of National Referee Promotions crowns a hugely successful season for Lincolnshire FA Officials. Gary Caley from Lincoln moves onto Step 3-4 Football, and Alex and Dave will now be in the middle on National League North games next season.

“Laura and Jon will be officiating on the Women’s Championship and Jack Forder is elevated onto the League 1 and 2 as an Assistant Referee. These are significant milestones in all their Referee careers, and we wish them every success.”

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