In Memoriam

We would like to use this page to honour the work of those associated with the ESFA who have sadly passed away.


Frankie Wilson

NISFA Coach & National Team Manager



John Larter MBE

Dedicated County Secretary & ESFA advocate


Don Palmer OBE

Former ESFA Chairman, Honorary Treasurer & Life Member



John Appleby

Former ESFA Council Member, Staffordshire Schools’ FA Secretary



David Eccles

Scottish Schools’ FA Goalkeeping Coach



Paul Rickard

ESFA Council Member, Herefordshire & Worcestershire County Secretary, International Selector



Pat Smith

ESFA Chairman 1981-82, ESFA Regional Council Member and Referee



Malcolm Berry

ESFA CEO, Northumberland CSFA Chairman and Secretary and Life Member



Wyn Bailey

Islington & Camden SFA, namesake of the Wyn Bailey trophy for U12 Girls



Alan Heads

ESFA Chairman 1997-98, ESFA Council Member, North Tyneside SFA Hon. Secretary