The Mission of Ref Support is “To raise the quality, status and support of grassroots refereeing, for the good of  and the interests of the game”

  • To represent the interests of all grassroots match officials
  • To keep referees informed of all relevant news, updates and information passed from Ref Support and other relevant football authorities.
  • To organise educational, social and other activities for its members.
  • To robustly challenge all forms of abuse privately and in the public eye.
  • To keep the subject of Ref abuse on the national and international media agenda.

Ref Support Advice Hotline

0300 311 1966

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Courses and modules available

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Member Benefits

Support, development and further member benefits

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Fitness and practical training sessions designed for referees

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