General Enquiries

How do I become a referee?
The first step towards becoming a referee is to register your interest via our online form: Referee Course Interest Form. Don't be concerned if you ha...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 3:42 PM
How do I get games to referee?
There are lots of opportunities within Essex to referee, with Saturday and Sunday leagues in operation as well as youth football, midweek football, female f...
Tue, 19 May, 2020 at 12:23 PM
How do I report misconduct?
You will need to use your FAN and password to access the Whole Game System Portal. When you have entered your details you will access your Dashboard. From h...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 4:50 PM
I can't find a team when trying to submit discipline via the Whole Game System. What should I do?
If you are struggling to locate a team when creating a game for discipline purposes in Whole Game System, please try clicking ‘All Teams in League’ as oppos...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Where can I purchase referee kit and equipment?
For ties and badges, please contact Referees@EssexFA.com. Badges cost £5.00 and ties £8.00 (prices include postage & packaging). If you wish to purc...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 4:33 PM
How do I apply for promotion?
Applications for the promotion scheme open on 1st March, and all promotion applications must be received by no later than 30th April each year. Any applicat...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 3:52 PM
How do I become a Referee Coach, Mentor or Observer?
Referee Coaches provide support with the Essex Centre of Refereeing Excellence (CORE) programme. The Referee Coach provides one-to-one support to those Refe...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 4:13 PM
Who should I contact if I need a referee?
Clubs seeking a referee for a league or league cup fixture should contact the league directly. A list of League Referee Appointment Officers can be located ...
Tue, 19 May, 2020 at 12:24 PM