REFEREES are needed for junior football matches and free courses are being offered to those who take up the whistle.

The Warrington Junior Football League, who have member clubs across Warrington, Runcorn, Widnes, St Helens, Leigh, Irlam and Wigan, are looking for men or women aged 18 and over to officiate in matches in the age groups under 13s to under 18s on Sundays.

Assistant secretary Dave Nugent said: "The rates of pay are excellent, the support you will receive is also excellent.

"The course is free and will last for three days."

Call Dave on 07545 127523 if you are interested.