Football is all about relationships, prospects to strive for greatness and casual opportunities to enjoy the game. Every week thousands play in Essex and we're dedicated to increasing and maintaining participation which is safe and fun for all.
Our 'Squad Booster' service advertises for clubs seeking new faces, while the ‘Find a Club’ database can list the clubs nearest to you. We can also signpost you to recreational football, too.
If 11v11 isn't for you, there are thriving small-sided, Futsal and Walking Football formats, and adults can ‘Just Play’ with Mars at various locations. For youngsters, FA Skills provide fun coaching for 5-11s, while there are many local soccer schools, too.
We link clubs and schools and 'Soccability' ensures players with a disability can still enjoy participating. It’s also crucial to retain existing players, with pathways for talented individuals.