We are pleased to announce that we are hosting our second virtual development summit over consecutive days. beginning on Monday 29th March at 7pm. We have partnered with The FA and PGMOL to hold a series of referee development sessions across a variety of topics.


Monday 29th March | Female Football Panel: 7-8:30pm


Jo Stimpson (FA National Referee Manager)
Gemma White (The FA)
Emily Carney (FIFA Assistant Referee
Emily Healsip (WSL Referee)
 Lisa Benn (WSL Referee)
Cristiana Hattersley (WSL Referee)  

Tuesday 30th March | The 1%: 7- 8:30pm


Ed Duckworth (RDO and Level 2B Referee) 

Wednesday 31st March | Building an Effective Team: 7-8:30pm


Paul Howard (National List Referee)
Aaron Farmer (National List Assistant Referee)

Thursday 1st April | Refereeing Game Plan: 7-8:30pm


Ray Olivier

More sessions will be announced soon, so keep on eye on our website and social media channels for updates. 

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