Rules of The FA WPL


Referees & Match Officials

Ever tried playing a game of football without a referee?

We are committed to supporting our 1000-strong referee workforce operating every week across the County. Ever wondered what it is like to be a referee? Why not find out?  

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

Berks & Bucks FA want to support all referees to progress to their full potential. Berks & Bucks FA offer opportunities for officials to develop their refereeing career from the first interest to those with the ambition to walk out at Wembley. .

For more information please feel free to get in touch

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.