Refereeing in Cheshire

Ever considered becoming a Referee? Or are you a qualified Referee looking for information on development opportunities and support? If so, you are in the right place!

This section of our website is dedicated to providing you with useful information on refereeing.

The Cheshire FA is home to over 800 referees and it's our priority to ensure that every game is officiated by a qualified referee, maintaining high standards and helping create a friendly, competitive, yet official environment for football to take place in.

Click the below links for more information on each specified area of refereeing in Cheshire:


Become a Referee


Online Referee Reporting


Referee Registration 2016-17


Laws of the Game (External)


Promotion Process


Referee Academy


Further Information

If you have any queries on refereeing in Cheshire please contact:

Cheshire FA Referee Development Officer, Ed Duckworth -  

Cheshire FA Referee Support Officer, Nigel Freelove -

or call the office on 01606 302003.

For further information on refereeing provided by The FA please click HERE.