Starting a New Club

You may have been using jumpers for goalposts up to now, but feel it is time want to step up a gear. Leicestershire & Rutland CFA are committed to supporting the development of new clubs, so please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.

Please click on the "LRCFA Guide to setting up a New Club" under the related documents section for an easy to follow guide.

It includes information surrounding leagues, affiliation, and getting the basics set up to run a successful club.

Also under the Related Documents Section are examples of policies and forms that we would reccomend that you have in place.

For all Junior Clubs you will need to have a Welfare Officer in place, please see the two Related Documents about how to appoint a Welfare Officer and their roles within the Junior Club.

Grassroots Club Administration

The FA have produced a Grassroots Club Administration Handbook, to help all potential new clubs and existing clubs with regard to structure, developing the workforce, and club administration. To read sections of this handbook please see the related documents section. All related documents sections will begin with GCA.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact The Leicestershire & Rutland County FA Headquarters on 0116 286 7828 (option 2), where the staff will be more than willing to assist you. 

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