You have the same status as any other Referee. You are in control of the game and your decisions are final. Show respect for the players. Be firm but polite. Never argue with players and never change your mind.
Check the pitch. If in doubt do not allow the game to be played. Look out for:-
To start to referee a game you need:
Length of match
The teams should have distinct, numbered kits and the goalkeepers have different colours from the players. Players should not wear jewellery. Captains should be wearing a Spirit of Football armband.
Award a direct free kick (or penalty) if during play a player: -
Any disciplinary reports (cautions, dismissals, post-match reports) should be sent to the AFA (the parent County Association for the League). You will receive full backing from the League.
After the game
Return the ball to the home team