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    Show me your kit!

    Oh... so 2 watch is 1 for back up,... not one on each arm 🤣
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    Show me your kit!

    Also, is the 2 watches a must? Would a Ref Watch or RefSix app sort the issue?
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    Show me your kit!

    Thank you guys! Now really stupid question… studs I take it? And just for fun… what colour whistle (not sure but seen many refs get passionate about the colour
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    Show me your kit!

    With courses expected in the new few months! Looking for what you guys take on match days so I can annoy the Mrs even more and buy stuff! I am aware won't need as much as you potentially when I start but show me the KIT!!! Also... best place to buy everything!
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    Next available referee course

    Hi all, not sure if anyone else has had the same update but Courses look to be starting from July which is nice just to have a general idea of when! Cannot wait is an understatement !
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    Next available referee course

    Thank you for that! I wish that info there was available on local FAs side but really appreciate that! Looking forward to it
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    Next available referee course

    Hi I was in a similar situation and it sucks! Spoken to my local FA and they said it’s a brand new course and they are hopeful it’ll be in March! Fingers crossed it is! from what I’ve seen there is a shortage in refs so I know a lot will be keen to get started!
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    Mini Soccer Referee Course

    Hi just received an email from the FA (Worcestershire) and they’re running a mini soccer course. Now obviously not how I wanted to start BUT is it worthwhile?Will I stick out like a sort thumb being 26 and is it paid work same asfull course? Money isn’t my goal but I wanted to ask :)
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    I just read Howard Webb’s book... making me really impatient
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    Thanking you :) just want to get started!
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    Also he mentioned I’d need to buy some flags... I thought at the early level you don’t have flagsmen?
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    Thank you :) really looking forward to it!
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    I’m back! Had a lovely chat with the Rep at Worcestershire FA and looks like I’m definitely making the decision to get into refereeing! He did say you need to ref 5 games before you can pass the course... how easy is it to get those games before you pass the course and how did you get the...
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    Thank you for that, I have previously been a marathon runner so endurance I am not too concerned but will need to add some agility and speed work in!
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    Getting Into Refereeing

    Thank you for the info - exciting times! I’m keeping busy reading LOTG and watching controversial referee moments.
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