Registration & Membership

Our referee registration and membership is now live for the 2016/17 season!

What is registration?

Under FA regulations, referees must register each season to ensure they can referee in affiliated leagues. Upon registration you will receive your affiliation number, which this year will begin with 'SR' followed by your registration number. This number will also show on your Whole Game System (WGS) profile.

How do I register?

Registration as per the last three seasons has taken place online, via the Whole Game System and this year is no exception.

What is membership?

Membership is about giving referees extra benefits, whether that is guidance and support or offers and discounts, Manchester County FA is committed to providing high-quality member benefits.

Why become a member?

While registration provides you with your annual affiliation number, as a valued member you'll receive additional support and benefits, whatever the level. These include:

  • Online Interactive Community (MCFA Connect)
  • Enhanced Insurance Cover
  • A Nike Member Polo T-Shirt
  • Expert Support, Training & Development (including FREE fitness sessions)
  • Offers & Discounts (including a 20% discount on A&H Referee Kit & Equipment purchases)
  • Priority Ticket Access

What is the cost?

Referee registration is £20 and exclusive referee membership is £35, bringing a total cost of £55 - all of this for less than £1.07 a week!

What are my next steps?

To register and become an exclusive member, please click the following link: and proceed to enter your FAN number and password. On your referee dashboard you will see the registration link for the season 2016/17.

If you have any further questions or require advice about joining our exclusive referee community, please email our Referee Development Officer at