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Ever tried playing a game of football without a referee?

It's difficult, right? 


Thank You For Visiting The Home Of Refereeing On The Isle Of Man.

Within this section, you will find all the information you need to either support you in becoming a referee, or help you along your existing refereeing journey.

Referees play a crucial role in helping football take place. From local grassroots football played at a local pitch on a Saturday afternoon right through to the FA Cup Final at Wembley, every football match needs a referee.

That's why here at the Isle of Man FA we are dedicated to producing, supporting and developing a highly motivated and immense talented network of FA qualified referees.

We work hard to provide a wide range of opportunities and support to the registered referees officiating across the island already, and encourage those looking to get into refereeing for the first time.

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Phone: 01624 613750


Get Into Refereeing

Thinking of becoming a referee?

  • Refereeing is a great way to be involved in football

  • There are opportunities for everyone

  • Remain active in the game following injury or retirement

  • Make new and lasting friends within the game

  • Play a huge role in ensuring the players enjoy their match day experience

Development & Courses

Isle of Man FA wants to help all referees reach their full potential.

If you're just getting into refereeing, the FA Basic Referee Course is perfect for you.

Everyone has ambition, we all have a dream and referees are no different.

Whether it's to referee the FA Cup Final or to officiate regularly in your local league we'll do our best to help you achieve it.

For information on the many referee development opportunities please contact Paul Hodskinson on 01624 613750 or email


A helping Hand

RefereeingĀ Support

Whilst refereeing is often seen as an individual activity, there are always people on hand to support you.

Our referees are recruited, trained and examined to help provide the best possible football experience for all involved.

Whether you want help with the registration process, personal insurance for referees or information about your local Referees Association - we’re here for you.