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, www.TheFA.com/YourGame 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
- GCA Club Administration
- GCA Setting up a Club
- GCA Developing the Football Workforce
- GCA Structure of the Game
- GCA Mini Soccer Handbook
- GCA Planning a Successful Festival
- GCA Respect
- GCA Safeguarding Children
- GCA Miscellaneous
- GCA Rules Resources and Policies
- Members Services User Guide Clubs
- Women and Girls Football Provision Booklet