Coronavirus

Coronavirus queries relating to Football Development

Can my club access any specific support during this time?
We've created a ‘Covid-19 Club Resource Guide’ containing information, tips, tools and ideas to help keep clubs functioning and working as best they ca...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:07 PM
What is the situation with Wildcats and Mars Just Play Centres?
As FA recreational programmes, these are postponed-in line with the current guidelines on grassroots football. All centre operators have been notified of th...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:12 PM
What happens with my facility booking?
We have been contacted by a number of clubs/teams about the facility bookings they have in place, and the possibilities of support to claim money back for u...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:13 PM
What Covid-19 funding support is available?
The Government and Sport England have set out details of support for organisations who are experiencing financial difficulties as a consequence of the Covid...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:29 PM
What is the situation relating to Small-Sided Leagues?
All Essex County FA-affiliated football activity has been suspended, which includes small-sided leagues. Nationally-affiliated small-sided providers have be...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:31 PM
What is happening with the Essex County FA Girls Regional Talent Centre?
As an FA programme coordinated and delivered by the Essex County FA, all fixtures and training have been suspended, in-line with current guidelines on grass...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:33 PM
What is happening with regards to Summer Tournaments?
We fully appreciate that, for most clubs, their summer tournament/festival is their biggest fundraising opportunity ahead of a new season. Some clubs have a...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:39 PM
What other help is available to grassroots clubs?
FA Club & League Football Forum Webinar The FA recently held their third webinar on ‘How to Plan During Times of Uncertainty’, exploring a club and ...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:41 PM