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Welcome to the official website of Sunderland & District Society of Association Football Referees.

The FA


The Referees Association

Our next meeting will commence at 7.00pm on Monday 21st November at Nissan Sport & Leisure Complex, Washington Rd, Sunderland SR5 3NS

Sunderland Referees Society are one of eighteen branches throughout the country to receive an invitation from the RA & FA to host sessions for the RA FA Referee Development Initiative, This scheme is aimed at referees of Level 8 to Level 5 who are not part of any academies, development groups and/or FA Core Structure. As well as RA members, non RA members are encouraged to attend and can do so by contacting the Secretary Colin Burnikell

. It promises to be a very enjoyable and informative evening that will be presented by an FA Referees Instructor. More details will be available on this site as and when they are available.


  1. Anth Topping permalink

    Would any of your members be available to referee a friendly between Redhouse Last Orders and Thorney Close on 26th July , 10.30 ko at Nissan ?
    Redhouse Last Orders FC

  2. Karen Heyden permalink

    I am a fellow referee from the United States. I worked games with Ken Barker 25 years ago in Minnesota, USA.

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