Referee Academy

The Referees’ Development Group was launched in November 2008 to ensure that new and young referees in the county are provided with guidance and support to further their refereeing careers and set the foundations for anybody thinking of becoming a referee.The group will meet on a regular basis; receiving in-service training with theory and fitness/practical sessions. Quality Referees and FA Instructors from all the north of England will also provide relevant and up to date training for the group.

For information on future Academy events please contact the office on 01539 730946 or email

Fitness Booklet

The next Academy In Service Training is Thursday 9 February 2017 6.30pm - 7.15pm at Westmorland County FA Headquarters