There is a lot of work involved in running a club, from the smooth running of match days through to the management of club finances.

In this section you will find a wide range of useful information and guidance documents to help with areas such as FA Charter Standard and setting up a club.

Club Adminstration Handbook

This handbook is available to help all potential new clubs and existing clubs with regard to structure, developing the workforce and club administration. To read sections of this handbook please see the related documents section.

Your Game Website

The FA and its Community Partner, McDonald’s, have launched a website dedicated to the football workforce – the lifeblood of  grassroots game – as part of the ongoing Your Game campaign.

The website, has been created for the benefit of parents with children playing football on a regular basis, coaches, volunteers and those looking to play a role in helping to develop grassroots football across the country.

The site also features a unique search tool that shows which clubs are looking for coaches, players or just general volunteers, throughout the country.

For clubs in Steps 1 - 7 - Click here

Ground Grading - Click here  

Facilities - Click here

Shared Access - Click here

Run your Club - Click here

Charter Standard Clubs - Click here

The FA website provides a raft of useful information - FA Website