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Training to be a referee 27 Mar 2009
Photo shows children playing football. Taken from Beckhams Hotshots shown on CBBC 01/01/2003 © BBC
More women are taking on the challenge.

The Football Association estimates that in some areas of the country, 20% of games are played without a referee. So, to address this problem, the FA is planning to recruit 8,000 new referees in the next three years.  As part of this recruitment drive it’s actively trying to attract more women to the job. Someone who’s taken the plunge is reporter Stephanie Power. We hear how she got on refereeing her first match.


The Football Association: Referees
Watch Stephanie Power referee her first match

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