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Football is widely considered to be the most popular sport in the world. The beautiful game is England's national sport

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An Overview of Football

It's fast, skilful, fun and open to everyone. Most of us have kicked a football around at some point. One of the real beauties of the game is that it can be a sport for life. Friends and children in the park, jumpers for goalposts. Its free, fund and one of the best ways to keep fit and healthy.

The FA, the governing body of football in England, is responsible for developing and regulating the game at all levels from international football to the grassroots.

There are six international disability squads, one for each specific impairment. These squads represent England in friendly internationals as well as in European and World Championships.

Find Football Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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General Information
Contact Telephone
0800 169 1863

SHE CAN PLAY

Our philosophy is simple, we want more girls and women to play & stay in Football.

York City & District Referees' Association

Organisation open to all referees (old and new) in the York area.
Monthly meeting Sept - May each season.
Training and social events for everyone.

Boroughbridge Junior Football Club

Boroughbridge Junior Football Club provides football sessions and competitive games for boys and girls 5-18
years of age. For further details visit our website www.boroughbridgejuniorcfc.co.uk

Pannal Ash Junior Football Club

Pannal Ash JFC is a leading junior football club in the Harrogate area.
Our aim is enjoyment and participation for all children of all abilities, running teams for everyone aged 5 to 18.
We offer an exciting and fun introduction to football, encouraging

Selby 6 a side league

Selby 6 a side league - Teams Needed!

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

City Kick About

City Kick About

Our sessions are designed to be fun and engaging and very much like jumpers for goalposts style sessions. All sessions are drop in so feel free to come on down and bring your mates along as well!! Our coaches are very enthusiastic about these sessions and are committed to motivating and inspiring the young people that attend to do more than just play football.

City Kick About

City Kick About

Our sessions are designed to be fun and engaging and very much like jumpers for goalposts style sessions. All sessions are drop in so feel free to come on down and bring your mates along as well!! Our coaches are very enthusiastic about these sessions and are committed to motivating and inspiring the young people that attend to do more than just play football.

City Kick About

City Kick About

Our sessions are designed to be fun and engaging and very much like jumpers for goalposts style sessions. All sessions are drop in so feel free to come on down and bring your mates along as well!! Our coaches are very enthusiastic about these sessions and are committed to motivating and inspiring the young people that attend to do more than just play football.

City Kick About

City Kick About

Our sessions are designed to be fun and engaging and very much like jumpers for goalposts style sessions. All sessions are drop in so feel free to come on down and bring your mates along as well!! Our coaches are very enthusiastic about these sessions and are committed to motivating and inspiring the young people that attend to do more than just play football.

Football Foundation - Grow the Game

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.

Club Cashback Scheme

The Club Cashback Scheme is a partnership between the Foundation and Club Website to support local clubs, raise much needed funds, and ensure future sustainability within the grassroots game.

Football Foundation - Respect Scheme

The FA and Foundation’s Respect barriers and Respect packs (made up of captains’ armbands, marshals’ bibs and Respect Signage) are available to football leagues and clubs to ensure there is good behaviour by players and parents alike in the grassroots game, with money provided by The FA and vouchers supplied by the Foundation.

Premier League & FA Facilities Fund

Not for profit organisations that are looking to refurbish their existing or develop new football facilities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the Football Foundation's Premier League & the FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme.
The funding is available for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.

Budweiser Club Futures

The programme aims to help clubs become more financially sustainable and play a bigger role in their local community. This is aimed at Football Clubs (non –league clubs in steps 5-7) with funding available between £50,000 to £100,000.

Marketing and Communications Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to take the lead on the marketing and promotion of our registered charity, The Huddersfield Town Foundation, whilst also working closely with the Club's established Marketing and Communications department.

The purpose of the role is to promote and communicate the activities of the Huddersfield Town Foundation, both internally around the club and externally to key stakeholders and supporters

To apply for this role, please contact the HR manager by email recruitment@htafcfoundation.com to request an application form

Game On England – Freelance Lead / Assistant Football Coach Vacancies (East Midlands)

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust Game On programme is an award winning sport for change programme established in 2007.

We are looking to recruit committed, experienced and enthusiastic qualified coaches to join our pool of freelance coaches to deliver Game On England sessions in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s coalfields on behalf of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

Game On England – Freelance Lead / Assistant Football Coach Vacancies (East Midlands)

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust Game On programme is an award winning sport for change programme established in 2007.

We are looking to recruit committed, experienced and enthusiastic qualified coaches to join our pool of freelance coaches to deliver Game On England sessions in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s coalfields on behalf of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

Game On England – Freelance Lead / Assistant Football Coach Vacancies (East Midlands)

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust Game On programme is an award winning sport for change programme established in 2007.

We are looking to recruit committed, experienced and enthusiastic qualified coaches to join our pool of freelance coaches to deliver Game On England sessions in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s coalfields on behalf of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

Marketing Executive

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to work within our Marketing team based at Villa Park.