Nunnery Wood Colts: England Football Accredited

Football leagues and clubs accredited by The FA have positively changed the football landscape over the last 20 years. They create the ideal environments to nurture players, coaches and volunteers. The result is greater diversity and inclusivity through football. England Football Accredited replaces The FA Charter Standard and is the next chapter in this amazing story as we unite even more communities by supporting Leagues and Clubs over the next ten years.

Proud to support clubs get up to the standard

The FA England Football accreditation is for clubs who can be proud to be places where people want to play. These are the clubs who demonstrate they offer well-run and sustainable football. 

Clubs who achieveEngland Football Accreditation status are proud to prioritise qualified coaching and safeguarding as well as the values of The FA’s Respect campaign as part of their game.

At Nunnery Wood Colts FC we are always looking at ways to grow participation, involve a variety of different people and offer different formats in their football environments.

FA England Football Accredited is aimed at clubs who are enhancing the quality and scope of their football offering
FA Community acknowledges the most advanced level of club development and football provision

Clubs which achieve The FA England Football Accreditation are challenged to maintain high standards and, where appropriate, to improve and progress to new levels.

The accreditation makes a positive difference to the way clubs are run and to people’s enjoyment of football. The FA aims to support all grassroots clubs to reach Charter Standard status through our network of County FA’s.

Clubs and leagues work in partnership with County FAs to meet the criteria needed to achieve the accreditation. From 2018 funding toward The FA Level 1 Coaching Football qualification is available for clubs.

What the FA England Football Accreditation means for Nunnery Wood Colts FC

Having achieved The FA England Football Accredited Community status we can be proud to be the best place for people to play and enjoy football. We have been able to demonstrate positive football environments where people can develop their skills, keep fit and enjoy playing as part of a friendly, inclusive community.

In return for becoming accreditedEngland Football Accredited we receive access to benefits that help to attract and retain players, volunteers and supporters.

– Attract and retain players, supporters and volunteers

– Funding for football equipment

– Access to promotional resources and guidance

– Tailored support from The FA and County FAs

Proud to support grassroots leagues
The FA England Football Accreditation League is an accreditation that sets an operational benchmark for FA sanctioned leagues. Since 2009 this is awarded to leagues which can demonstrate their commitment to provide well organised football in safer, more inclusive environments.