Developing your game through education and training!
The Young Referee Development Programme is an exciting new concept from the FA building on the previous youth development programme. It focuses on management, development, positioning and confidence.

Welcome to the Young Referees Development Programme

24 January

FA Young Referee Development Programme 2013

Advanced Year – ‘Managing the Game’. Pre-Conference Case Study Exercise...

11 January

Latest release of Refereeing

The latest edition of Refereeing, the official magazine of the FA Refereeing department and the Referees' Association, is now available to download.

21 December

Advantage Podcast

The next Podcast is now available to listen to covering the subject of Advantage.

18 November

Pitch Inspections During Winter

Ten point plan for Referees when faced with the situation of inspecting the field of play and surrounding areas during the forthcoming winter months....

About YRDP

About YRDP

Find out all there is to know about the Young Referees Development Programme.

 

Downloads

Downloads

Download our selection of Fitness Sheets, Presentations, Practical Sheets and 10 Point Plans to help improve your game!

 

Progression Pathways

Progression Pathways

Take a look at the route you will take through the Young Referees’ Development Programme Progression Pathways.

 

10 Point Plans

10 Point Plans

For handy hints and tips, Download a selection of 10 Point Plan Cards that will help you on your way.

 

Best Practise

Best Practise

Every game you referee offers you an opportunity to learn, our guidance can help you on your way.