FA Council Decision

The FA Council has today ratified the decision to conclude the 2019/20 season across Steps 3-7 of the National League System, Tiers 3 to 7 of the women’s football pyramid and the wider grassroots game Read More

Season Termination

The FA and leagues of Steps 3 to 6 of the NLS have reached a consensus that, the 2019/20 Season for Steps 3 to 6 will be ended with immediate effect and all results will be expunged. This will mean no promotion or relgation of clubs between Steps 3 to 6, or relegation from Step 2. Read More

FA Competitions

In light of the most recent update from the Government on the coronavirus, we regret to inform you that The FA has decided to postpone all matches across all FA Competitions, including those outside of the Professional Game, until 3 April. Read More


As you will no doubt have seen the Government have today changed their stance in relation to “non-essential contact” and “unnecessary travel” – also labelled as “social distancing”. Read More

Leagues Restructuring

As you will all be well aware, we are nearing the business-end of the season and with that a lot of speculation as to where Clubs will be placed for the 2020-21 season. At the outset it is important to understand that we cannot possibly know the final outcomes until the final ball of the season is kicked but what we are committing to you, the Clubs, is that we will provide as much information as practicably possible in order to best prepare Clubs for the 2020-21 season. Read More

Concussion Guidelines

The FA have issued guidelines on how to deal with players who may be suffering with concussion. The document was sent to all clubs but can be downloaded here. Read More

NLS Regulations

The FA have issued the regulations for the operation of the National League System. Read More

Law Changes

The 133rd AGM of The International FA Board (The IFAB) in Aberdeen, Scotland on 2 March 2019 approved a number of amendments to, and clarifications of, the Laws of the Game for 2019/20. Three changes were approved following 2 years of worldwide experiments. Read More