Referee promotions

The FA Referee Promotions - January 2024

The GFA would like to congratulate those making the step up.

The FA have announced their latest round of referee promotions, including eight local match officials moving up the Referee Progression Pathway.

Congratulations to all of our match officials who have received promotions. 

Promoted to 2A - Step 1 (National League Premier) Referee:

Ross Martin

Promoted to Level 4:

Richard Durie
Mark Pratten
Luke Rees
Samuel Wilmot

Promoted to Step 1 (National League Premier) Assistant Referee:

James Hooper
James Tewson
Adam Wilson

These promotions are a reflection of the high standard of officiating we enjoy here in Gloucestershire. We look forward to seeing our referees thrive at their new levels.

To find out more about the Referee Progression Pathway, The FA have produced a short video which details the process.

For more information or to find out how to sign up to the Referee Progression Pathway, please contact Sam Myatt via