Get into Refereeing

Thinking of becoming a Referee? Or are you a qualified Referee looking for information on development opportunities and support? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

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

Referees perform a vital role in the game and with the growth in popularity of football the demand for match officials is increasing. The Gloucestershire Football Association currently has over 650 registered referees.

The Gloucestershire Football Association referees are under the guidance of Roger Vaughan (Referees Development Officer) who can be contact by email at

Basic Courses are run throughout the year in all parts of the County to allow people to become qualified referees.

If you have just finished playing and you want to give something back to the game or if you wish to start a career in refereeing then contact Roger Vaughan

More details about the different types of referee courses can be found by clicking HERE. 

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