Referees perform a vital role in the game, and with the growth in the popularity of football, particularly for women and children, the demand for officials is increasing.

The Football Association estimates that in some areas of the country 20 percent of games are played without a qualified match official. Their goal is to recruit 10,000 referees a year to ensure that, in the future every game has a qualified match official who is receiving regular training and support.

Lincolnshire FA runs basic Referee courses throughout the year. These courses have been revamped by the FA to ensure that Referees are much better prepared with a greater emphasis placed on practical modern training methods delivered by quality FA trained tutors.

For further information on refereeing in Lincolnshire please contact Michael Brader. You can telephone 08449 67 07 08 or email

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