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Referee Safeguarding

Welcome to the Liverpool County FA Referee Safeguarding page.

Here you will find all of the important documents that you may require in order to comply with FA Safeguarding Policies, alongside Liverpool County FA's Referee Safeguarding Policy where we offer our support and guidance to you as Match Officials.

Please select the relevant document that you require and follow the instructions below.

Instructions for completing a DBS Application 

This document is to be used if it has been communicated that you need to complete a DBS application (formerly CRC). Please follow the instructions in the document carefully as it contains all of the information that you require. Once you have completed the application, please contact a member of the team in order to verify your selected documents. If you have any issues, please contact the Liverpool County  FA office.

Online Safeguarding Re-certification 

Please use this document if it has been communicated that you need to complete the FA Safeguarding Online Re-certification Course. Please follow the instructions in the document carefully as it contains all of the information that you require. It is important that you watch all the videos, tick all the boxes and answer all the questions fully in order to generate your certificate at the end of the course. If you have any issues, please contact the Liverpool County FA office.

Introduction to The FA Online Safeguarding Course (14 – 15-Year-Olds Only)

Please use this document if it has been communicated that you need to complete the Introduction to The FA Safeguarding Online Course. Please follow the instructions in the document carefully as it contains all of the information that you require. It is important that you watch all the videos, tick all the boxes and answer all the questions fully in order to generate your certificate at the end of the course. If you have any issues, please contact the Liverpool FA office.

Face-to-Face FA Safeguarding Workshop 

Please follow the link below and book onto a Face-to-Face FA Safeguarding Workshop if it has been communicated to you that you need to complete a Face-to-Face FA Safeguarding Workshop. In order to book onto the course you will need your FAN and to select your preferred course date from the available courses. If you have any issues booking onto a course, please contact the Liverpool County FA office or email karen.langley@liverpoolfa.com

Get In Touch

Referee Issues

David Horlick
Referee Development Manager
david.horlick@liverpoolfa.com


Safeguarding Concerns


Gordon Johnson
Designated Safeguarding Officer
gordon.johnson@liverpoolfa.com


Course Booking Issues

Karen Langley
Football Services (Coach & Referee Education)
karen.langley@liverpoolfa.com