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Adults Refereeing Course

Begin your refereeing journey.


Derbyshire FA are offering a Refereeing Course this December, to adults wanting to start their journey as a match official.

The Adults Refereeing Course will teach you all the essentials you require as a new referee. 

Nick Hopton and James Oldham are match officials from Derbyshire, whose refereeing careers began at a local level. Nick, now a Premier League Assistant Referee, and James, a Football League Referee, speak about their journeys and why you should get involved in this side of the game. Video below.



Date: Thu 8 December 2022 (6:30pm-9:30pm) and Sun 11 December 2022 (9:30am-4pm)

Location: Staveley Miners Welfare FC (S43 3JL)

Price: £140 (The CML are offering £50 back - see below for more details*)

You MUST be 18 years old or over to be accepted onto the course.




*The Central Midlands League will give £50 back to those who agree to referee with their league, following the completion of the course. Payment will be made  after the first give games completed on the CMFL.

Begin your journey. Book yourself onto the course.