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Reasons to Referee
The FA Basic Referee Course
The Basic Referee Training Course provides the introduction to officiating in football. The course will introduce the learner to The Laws of Association Football and their application delivered through theory and practical elements, outlining the skills required to operate as a match official in grassroots football.
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.