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Player Registration


As part of a commitment by The FA and County FAs to improve the administration experience for grassroots football volunteers, new online player registration functionality has recently been introduced into the Whole Game System (WGS).

The value of a nationwide player registration process is generally well recognised within the game. Benefits include; reducing the ever increasing workload on the volunteer workforce, improving the understanding of the game’s largest participant group and making player discipline processes more robust.

Here is how Player Registration works:

- Leagues setup up online registration requirements in WGS
- Clubs develop a player list and organise those players into teams
- Clubs then submit this information through online registration on WGS
- Leagues review & approve clubs online registration information
- Finally the information is automatically integrated with Full-Time

If you're club is interested in learning more about Player Registration, or want some guidance inputting details on Whole Game System please contact Dylan Clarke, Leicestershire & Rutlands Governance Officer, on the details below.


No – you will need to input/search for the players information through Whole Game. 

The secretary and chairman have permissions to register players. If the secretary sets up another individual as a ‘Player Registration Officer’ this individual will be able to do registrations for the whole club.

If you search for a player and there are more than one FAN record, you will receive a pop up message stating this and to contact your County FA. Please email with the players name, DOB and address and the FANs can be merged. This process can take up to 48 hours.

If a player is already on the system, it could be due to one of many things: Discipline, Coaching/Referee Qualifications or having purchased tickets through The FA. If the player has previously been signed onto another team/club that are in a league doing player registrations online, then this player will already show too.

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Call: 0116 286 7828


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