Grassroots Festival

Essex County FA’s Grassroots festival is coming to the University of Essex on Saturday 14th July. We will also be offering a second Grassroots Festival at the Forest Row Centre, Romford for clubs in group 3&4 on Sunday 14th August. Our aim is to provide a Football day offering opportunities for as many formats of the… VIEW


#CelebrateEssex ‘Footie Dad’ Vote

The latest #CelebrateEssex vote is now live for seven days! During June we’re looking for the top Essex ‘Footie Dad’… so please spread the word and see who wins from these four! https://twitter.com/EssexCountyFA/status/1006920323537821701



Know a ‘Footie Mum’ worthy of a special shout out during March? The Essex County FA are highlighting the first category of a new #CelebrateEssex Twitter competition to recognise volunteers who make local grassroots football tick. #CelebrateEssex, organised through the County FA’s Twitter account at @EssexCountyFA, aims to promote inspirational personal examples and stories, encouraging… VIEW

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ECFA U10’s Futsal Qualifiers

Brentwood Community Football Alliance TEAMS ONLY Saturday 6th January 2018  9:00 – 12 (12 places U10’s) Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre, Chelmsford, CM1 1FG Booking Form https://goo.gl/forms/V7XgymF5cBorkFTU2 Payment http://eventspace.thefa.com/essexfa/u10s_group_2_futsal_competition_06012018 (Please note the booking process this year, is the same as when you use our website to book a coach education course. You will need your FAN… VIEW


The England DNA Foundation Phase

The England DNA Foundation Phase Pete Sturgess Coaches, check out the new Out of Possession explanations and extra detail to help you understand more about the England DNA and how it relates to the young players you coach. You will find it in both the U5-8 and 9-12 technical cards so make sure you have… VIEW

Nick Levett: To stick or twist in player position development

Nick Levett, Talent Identification Manager at The FA, explores the potential benefits for young children of playing in different positions. It’s a hot topic in youth football that rears its head regularly, not one that’s as contentious as sideline behaviour or the intricacies of coaching, but still vital in the scope of player development.  Take… VIEW

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England Talent Day

Essex FA and Disability4Sport are running the annual FA England Talent Day where players from 7 through to 16 years are invited to take part. Currently there are only 13 licenses that run FA Disability Hubs throughout the country and Disability4Sport have secured their licence for another year. Clubs, parents, schools and leagues are encouraged to spread… VIEW

FA Skills October Sessions Essex

FA Lidl – October Half Term Sessions – Essex

The FA Lidl skills team in Essex have just released their summer holiday activities. For more information or to book onto the sessions via thefa.com/skills.

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Phone-In Funding Surgery

Are you a voluntary or community organisation which is working to improve information, advice and guidance in health and social care? If so, Essex Community Foundation are holding a Phone-In Funding Surgery to help you identify if there is support available for your work and talk you through the process of applying for a grant.… VIEW