FA Grassroots Referees

Make a difference to the game

Get into refereeing



Ever tried playing a game of football without a referee?

We are committed to supporting our strong referee workforce operating every week across the Island. Ever wondered what it is like to be a referee. Why not find out. 

Reason to Referee


  • Refereeing is a great way to:
  • Keep fit and active
  • Join a supportive community
  • Earn a bit of extra money
  • Hone your communication and management skills
  • Can be used for GCSE PE
  • Can be done as part of Duke of Edinburgh awards
  • Stay involved in the game
  • Off island tournament opportunities

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01624 613750
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: Kevan.Maitland@isleofmanfa.com


First Things First

The fa basic referee course

The first step in becoming a Referee is to attend a Referee's Course.

The FA Respect


The FA's Respect programme provides a series of tools for leagues, clubs, coaches, players and parents from grassroots to elite football - to help ensure a safe, positive environment in which to play the game.

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