Reasons to Referee
Thinking of becoming a referee? Well there's never been a better time to pick up the whistle in Lincolnshire.
- Play a huge role in ensuring the players enjoy their match day experience
- Remain active following injury or retirement
- Make new and lasting friends
- Earn money whilst enjoying the game you love
- Opportunities to progress
The FA Basic Referee Course
In order to become a qualified referee, you will need to take part in a FA Basic Referee Course.
The course will provide you with an introduction to the 'Laws of the Game' as well as developing the practical skills required to be a football referee.
Once completed, you will be registered as a Lincolnshire FA referee and will have obtained a qualification recognised throughout the country.
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.