The Mission of Ref Support is “To raise the quality, status and benefits of refereeing, for the good of its members and in the interests of the game”

  • To represent the interests of members of each regional Hub
  • To keep its members informed of all relevant news and information passed from Ref Support and Sports Official’s Consultancy and other relevant football authorities
  • To organise educational, social and other activities for its members

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3 days ago

So with all the negative comments and posts about refereeing abuse. I’d like to share this,

At my game today. One of the players started shouting Ref, Ref,Ref. To which his manager shouted at him, “have you done your referee’s course” to which he replied “No” the manager then said “well shut up then and let him referee” next break in play he was substituted.
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6 days ago

Gentlemen , people talk about the passion of players and passion of fans when having a go about officials......Well im glad ive shown my PASSION about refereeing by highlighting the shocking incident involving one of our teferees being beaten up in a Turkish Lge Cup Final back in May. I was never gonna let this go away ' quietly' and thank you for all comments that youve made on this terrible event. Especially the weak responce( hiding behind protocol) of the London FA and the Football Association of their findings investigating this episode. MpC Referee ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Gentlemen, people talk about passion!! Passion of the players , Passion of the supporters etc.....Well , im glad my PASSION as a REFEREE has brought such a large response amongst you Re : the disgraceful attack on the referee in the Turkish Lge back in May..... I was never gonna let this go away !! Never... great feelings by all who have commented on here on it... just shows im not the only referee that feels passion for a game we all enjoy ....MpC Referee x ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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1 week ago

Hi Guys, we are desperately looking for a referee for this Wednesday for two Richard Huish College fixtures, the first kick off is 1pm and the second is 3:30pm?

If available please get in touch!
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2 weeks ago

Going on holiday next can anybody recommend good referee books to read autobiographical would be better got Halsey Ellery winter. Will get ‘Lynch the Ref’
Thank you
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2 weeks ago

Well seen it all now. Kids game Sunday morning and one parent has a pint it’s only 1030 Bar open at the venue and adults game on the pitch next to it and about 8 supporters drinking pints too. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Genuine question, but why do a few of the Liverpool players have white bands on their socks, yet in the NWC were told everything that doesn't match the kit colours needs to come off ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

What would you do if the referee only plays 4 penalty kicks per team instead of 5? Does the result stand and can the team who ‘lost’ ask for a reply? ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Dear Mr Chappell, Shawley Community Primary School has sent you a message
We need your help.

Dear Parents/Carers,

The Beacon school have previously provided referees for football matches and tournaments held at Shawley. Unfortunately they are unable to provide a referee for our year 5 match on Tuesday 2nd October. Kick-off is around 3:30pm and the match will be finished by 4:30pm at the latest. If you would be willing to support us in refereeing this game and/or are keen to support with future fixtures, please inform the school office as soon as possible. We really appreciate your support with this.

Many thanks,

Miss Lefley
(PE Coordinator)
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