Referee Assessing Criteria – a guide to the practical application

Thank you to Ashleigh Potter, a local level 5 referee & Sydenhams Wessex League assessor.  This really useful site provides all the criteria used to assess referees for promotion from level 7 to 6 and level 6 to 5. Following each assessment criterion is guidance to the practical application of that critierion in a football match.

Promotion criteria is shown in Bold and is copyright of The Football Association, and thanks for their permission in allowing it to be used for this guide.

Guidance advice in shown in italics and is copyright of the author, Ashleigh Potter. Reproduction of this material is available, subject to written permission being given by the author.