FA Grassroots Referees

Make a Difference to the Game

Football in Guernsey cannot survive without the dedication of the many volunteer referees currently participating every week.

Our aim is to provide the support and experience to anybody interested in becoming a referee and to help you progress your skills as far as you want. Whether you aspire to officiate on the Premier League or to referee local Sunday football, we can provide you with the support, training and resources to assist you in achieving your goal.

Get In Touch

If you are interested in becoming a Referee please contact Referee Officer Geoff Ogier, he will be delighted to hear from you.

By Phone: 01481 200443

By Email: geoff.ogier@guernseyfa.com


The minimum age to book onto and attend a referee course is 14. There is no maximum age.


Candidates who book onto a referee course are required to read up on the Laws of the Game before attending so that they are aware of the terminology and understanding of law to assist them through the practical course.

All referee candidates are required to complete an FA Safeguarding certification and anyone aged 16+ and officiating in Youth Football will need to have a valid FA CRC certificate in place to be registered to referee any matches

Create a FAN here.

Please note: You will need to create a new FAN for your son/daughter if you already have a FAN yourself, because the FAN used will be accepted as the person booked on.

The FA Respect


The FA's Respect programme provides a series of tools for leagues, clubs, coaches, players and parents from grassroots to elite football - to help ensure a safe, positive environment in which to play the game.