Interested in delivering fun football sessions in your local community?
By becoming an England Football provider, you can use your passion to encourage people near you to get involved. Whether they’re kicking a ball for the very first time or are keen to reignite their love for the game.
Those who have completed the EE Playmaker are eligible to register their interest in becoming an England Football Provider.
To get started, complete the form below.
Make A Difference
By providing sessions that aren’t currently available in your area, you’re giving those near you the opportunity to get involved in football in a fun, safe and non-competitive environment.
Inspire the next generation to lace up their boots and kickstart their football journey. After all, you never forget your first football session or the person that made it happen!
Watch Them Grow
See those in your sessions develop both on and off the pitch as they gain confidence, form new friendships and build core football skills.
Get started as an England Football Provider
Yet to complete the EE Playmaker course? No problem! It’s entirely free and flexible. Simply get started online and complete in your own time.
Supporting you as a Provider
Training is available for all providers, whether you’re looking for session ideas, want to understand how to make the most of the online tools or just generally brush up on core provider skills, we’ve got you covered.
Run casual football sessions
Our programmes offer a fun, friendly recreational experience for participants and cater for everyone no matter experience or ability. From 5 - 11 year olds kick-starting their football journey, to over 40s enjoying a slower-paced game of walking football.
Offering lots of flexibility, your sessions can run as little or as often as works for your schedule, however there is a requirement to offer your sessions for a minimum of 16 weeks throughout the year.
Sound like something you want to get involved in? Simply register your interest here to get started!
Frequently Asked Questions
Becoming an England Football Provider is entirely free, from completing the EE Playmaker course, to attending specific programme training sessions.
Ahead of applying to become an England Football Provider, you will need to complete the free EE Playmaker course, which is available online and can be completed in your own time.
For more information about EE Playmaker, please click here.
Additionally, you will also require an in-date DBS check and Safeguarding Children qualification, as well as be emergency first aid trained.
We recommend charging participants a small fee in order to support the sustainability of your sessions. Up to £3 is the recommended amount, however, if you wish to charge more, just inform your local County FA.
Once you become a qualified provider for your chosen programme, The FA will provide a start-up kit with everything needed to start your delivery.