Referee Female

Re-Registration

REGISTER WITH LIVERPOOL FA

Registering online to referee each season is a straightforward process.

How to Register

You will need your FAN number and to go to the following link and login: wholegame.thefa.com

Once you have logged on to your dashboard you’ll see the 'Registration' icon on the left, simply click on there and work through the short process.

Registration is £20, payment will be processed online and only take a few moments to complete.

I can’t remember my FAN number?

This can be found on your Registration Card (if appropriate) or invoice from last season. If you no longer have this CLICK HERE to retrieve your FAN and reset your password.

I've forgotten my password?

You can retrieve your password by CLICKING HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any queries surrounding referee registration, it may be answered in the our Frequently Asked Questions panel below.

FA CRC Checks

Please be aware that Referees aged 16 and above now require a CRC (formally a CRB). You will not be able to process your online registration without a valid CRC.

If the system tells you that you can't register because you don't have a valid FA CRC, or you have any other queries, please contact Liverpool County FA Referee Development Team.

Get In Touch

David Horlick

Referee Development Manager

(T) 0151 523 4488 Ext. 110

(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

(E) David.Horlick@LiverpoolFA.com

Frequently Asked Questions

Your County FA will advise you of the date that they will invite referees to register for each season. Whilst in most cases you will be advised of this date by email, it may be advisable to also visit your County FA website for any updates.

There are a number of reasons why you may not be able to register through Whole Game. Should you have any active suspensions in place, not registered for the past two seasons, not be CRC compliant (see below) or be registering for the first time, you will need to be registered manually by your Referee Development Manager. Should you need any assistance please contact your County FA.

If you intend to officiate in youth football each season you will need to have an in-date CRC at the time of registration. Should you have any doubt as to the status of your CRC it is advisable to contact your Referee Development Manager prior to commencing the registration process. You will also need a valid credit or debit card to pay your registration fee and any other associated purchases.

All referees who are over the age of 16 (on the date of registration) need to have an in-date FA accepted CRC. In the event that you do not possess an FA accepted CRC, or your current CRC is more than three years old and you will be unable to complete the registration process and will need to contact your Referee Development Manager who will provide assistance and advice.

Most probably you have turned sixteen during the twelve months since you last registered. Please contact your Referee Development Manager who will advise you of the next step.

This information is used by The FA for monitoring purposes only.

This can be found on your Registration Card (if appropriate) or invoice from last season. If you no longer have this CLICK HERE to retrieve your FAN and reset your password.

You can use the FA Password Re-Set function which can be accessed from HERE. Please read the instructions fully when using the password re-set function.

Yes, you will be able to do this within the registration process. Please note that any application you may make for Associate Membership can be either accepted or refused by the respective County FA.

Yes, this can be done within the registration process. You will need to contact your County FA should you wish to change your surname.

This facility allows you to advise your Referee Development Manager/League of any dates on which you are unable to accept appointments.

Yes, you can register manually but you will require a Registration Form from your County FA, who will advise payment options.

Each County FA will have a set of products which can be purchased during the registration process.

You will be able to use all leading credit and debit cards. Please note that American Express is not accepted however.

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