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Development & Courses

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referee development

Referee Development Group 

The Westmorland County FA Referee Development is provided for registered referees in Westmorland, events are run monthly from August to March each year.  All sessions are designed to develop and enhance the performance of all officials, providing updates and ongoing training.

Referee Transition Group

The Westmorland County FA Transition Group is for referees who are interested in developing and taking their game to the next level! Are you interested in going through the promotion pathway? Perhaps you are interested in transitioning from youth football in adult football to continue your development. Then the transition group is perfect for you!

Referee academy group

The Westmorland County FA Referee Academy  Group is a programme designed to best support and develop our young referees in developing through the age groups and. Giving specific development needs the academy will help introduce referees to the game and develop referees who are newly qualified or in there early years of officiating in the game!

make a difference to the game

 Have you got what it takes? Are you up for the challenge? Could you manage and control 22 players?

Why not become a Referee?

Refereeing is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles in football.

  • Refereeing is a great way to be involved in football
  • There are opportunities for everyone
  • Remain active in the game following injury or retirement
  • Make new and lasting friends within the game
  • Play a huge role in ensuring the players, and supporters, enjoy their match day experience
Female Referee

The FA Referee Course

Take the first steps to becoming a qualified Referee