Setting Up A New Club

Modified on Wed, 06 Sep 2023 at 02:00 PM

Setting up and running a grassroots football Club takes a lot of hard work and dedication. It is important that effective structures and processes are in place to ensure that the responsibility of running the Club does not fall on one person and that the right mechanisms are in place to ensure its long-term sustainability.

Please find attached guide to setting up a new club and provides a checklist of what you need to complete. Key components of this guide include:

  1. Confirming Club Name
  2. Electing Management Committee/Club Officials
  3. Opening a Bank Account/Club Finance
  4. Joining a League
  5. Affiliating to the County FA & Insurance
  6. Home Pitch
  7. Additional requirements for Youth & Disability Clubs

We also have a section on our website dedicated to setting up a new club, this is found here

More Information

If you need any further support on this topic, please contact us via the Support Hub.

For more information about managing a grassroots football Club or League, please visit Alternatively, find us on socials @berksandbucksfa for the latest news and updates.

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