FA Grassroots Referees

Get Into Refereeing

Make a difference to the game

Become A Referee

There are over 1,500 referees registered with Lancashire FA - we have three Premier League officials, two Championship officials and several others involved in the Football League.

There are so many opportunities available to officials in Lancashire: the Centre of Refereeing Excellence, mentoring, attending international tournaments and being recognised at our Referee Awards Evening.

There's never been a better time to become a referee with Lancashire FA!

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Get Into Refereeing
Initial Training

The FA Referee Course

This is where you start your journey! Join us on an FA Referee Course in Lancashire, where our friendly and experienced tutors will help you on your way to becoming a qualified referee.

The FA Respect


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.

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