Notts FA x YesRef

Nottinghamshire FA Partner With YesRef

Introducing our headline County Cup sponsor.

Nottinghamshire FA and YesRef have joined forces to make Sports Official management easy across the County including Digital Payments and more.


The new partnership will allow Referees in the County to receive their County Cup Appointments digitally through YesRef, maintaining Affiliation, Safeguarding and DBS Standards for all. Furthermore, Referees will be paid digitally through the platform removing additional admin for Organisers and Referees.


The partnership will extend out to all Grassroots Clubs in the County where they can benefit from viewing Referee Appointments, access the YesRef Sports Officials network, make digital payments to referees, making Sports Official management easy.


Nottinghamshire FA is a not-for-profit, governing body for football in Nottinghamshire, supporting over 2,000 teams, 7,000 volunteers and 30,000 players of all ages and abilities playing in the County since 1882. 


As part of this collaboration, YesRef is sponsoring Nottinghamshire FA’s County Cup Competitions, supporting Nottinghamshire FA’s mission and a key driver of YesRef, to support the grassroots community and make the sport accessible for all.


Connor Ball, Nottinghamshire FA Marketing & Communications Officer commented: ”We are really pleased to welcome YesRef to Nottinghamshire FA as headline sponsor for this seasons County Cup Final programme. Having the opportunity to create a unique partnership to enhance the profile of the competitions and support a smoother administration process for them will allow the competitions to go from strength to strength.”


Olly Ballinger, YesRef CEO said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be partnering with another Governing Body and it’s a real pleasure working with the team at Nottinghamshire FA. This partnership underpins both organisations commitment to making Sports Official Management easy for all stakeholders across Sport. With the use of technology to reduce administration, the opportunity for the workforce to focus on development helps drive towards the combined goal of improving the retention and recruitment of Sports Officials. Watch this space for more exciting opportunities and developments in the coming months.”


About YesRef

YesRef was created and developed to make Sports Officials Management easy for Sports Organisations and provide Sports Officials with more opportunities to officiate and take the hassle out of Sports Official Administration. Founded by Wiltshire-based entrepreneurs, Olly Ballinger and Ben Williamson, who have a combined experience of over 3 decades in the sports and leisure industry. Their mission is to revolutionise the recruitment, retention, and payment of Sports Officials, to benefit the whole sporting community.


Further information

For further information regarding YesRef please contact:

Contact: Olly Ballinger

Phone: 0330 124 6844