Wonder what it’s like to manage a football game?
Love football but can’t play as much as you did?
Want a hobby where you can earn money?
Or maybe you just simply want to understand why certain refereeing decisions are made?
Well, you're not the only one, more and more people of all ages, genders, races and abilities are getting into refereeing.
If you would like to become a qualified referee, you need to take part in a Basic Referees Course with your local County Football Association.If you would like to speak to someone in your area then please use this link which will direct you through to the appropriate County Football Association where a member of staff will be happy to help.
If you're still in the browsing stage, there are more details on our Information for Referees page, take a look.
To become a referee you must be at least 14 years old and a resident of England.