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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

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National Governing Bodies

The Football Association

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0800 169 1863

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

The Sport and Active Leisure team at the City of York Council provide support to local clubs and organisations regarding the sporting provision across the city. This includes providing information to York residents, signposting them to sporting opportunit

Goals Soccer Centre

Provider of quality football facilities for all, Leagues, Casual & Block bookings, Children Football Parties and bar / function room for all occasions

Elmpark JFC

A Junior Football club based in Heworth, York, for a range of age groups.

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

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.

Bedale Junior Football Club

As FA Community Club of the Year we provide excellent coaching & facilities to help youths of 4 to 18 develop football, sport & social skills in a fun, friendly & professional manner. We encourage participation & development with a warm welcome

Huddersfield Community Trust

Using the influence of professional sport, we have the ability to engage people, improve community cohesion, improve fitness and well-being and raise the hopes and aspirations of the people of Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield.

The FA Skills Programme (West Riding)

The FA Skills is a unique football coaching programme that gives 5-11s of all abilities the opportunity to get active, learn new football skills and enjoy the game. We provide after-school football coaching, holiday football coaching and we also work wit

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.

Community Casual Driver

AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust are looking to recruit a driver on a casual basis to transport Community participants to various locations locally and nationally.