The MWFA will appoint official referees to all junior fixtures U12 and up where possible. If there is no referee, managers or officials of the competing teams should appoint a person to control the game.

The home team provides the Referees Card. If you are the home team, the manager should complete the team listing ready for the manager of the opposing team to complete and check. If you are the away team, the manager of the opposing team will hand the card to you for completion. 

Abuse of referees 

Increasing abuse of referees has lead the MWFA to re-emphasise the powers referees already have under the FIFA rules to take action against team officials and spectators who fail to conduct themselves in a responsible manner. This can be temporarily stopping a game or completely abandoning a game. The following guidelines will be followed: