Cambridge FA Referees


Ever tried playing a game of football without a referee?

It's difficult, right...?

Thinking of becoming a referee? Or are you a qualified referee looking for information on development opportunities and support? This area of our website is for referees.

Cambridgeshire FA understand that referees play a crucial role in football. That is why we are dedicated to the recruitment, training, development and support of all referees who live in the county.

Become a Referee

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
FA Grassroots Referees

Development & Courses

Cambridgeshire FA are here to support the development of all our referees. 

Whether your target is to referee regularly in a local league or referee at Wembley for a cup final we want to help you achieve that dream.

For information on referee development opportunities, contact Jack Badcock on 01223 209026 or email

A helping Hand

RefereeingĀ Support

Our referees are recruited, trained and examined to enable a smooth grassroots operation.  As they gain experience further opportunities are provided to aid their development and progression.  Appointments are made to adult and youth County Cup ties, together with games in certain FA competitions.