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The association directory will advise you on whether an ESFA Association has affiliated or not for the current football season.

Insurance – Season 2023/24

Please find below guidance documents relating to insurance for the 2023/24 season. You can also download the insurance Evidence of Cover letter for our registered associations below:

Membership Matters

Membership Matters is our monthly newsletter, which is circulated to our members, providing updates and the latest news and updates from the ESFA. You can take a look at all of our previous MM editions here:

Click here to see previous editions of Membership Matters


We have a wide range of resources available to Associations – click the resources tab for information on risk assessments, sanctioning, nomination forms, eligibility and more…

Click here to view all resources

Fundraising & Sponsorship Ideas

We have compiled some ideas that may help you to raise funds for your Association. Take a look at our suggestions and please let us know if you have any others we could add to this page.

Click here for Fundraising & Sponsorship Ideas

Association Good Practice

Setting an example…

Click here to take a look at the examples of good practice shown in various Associations across the country to see if they can help you in your own area. 

Don’t forget

If you have an example of good practice from your area, then please send it into us so we can share it to help others to improve on the fantastic work they are already doing.

Certificate of Merit

We will shortly be uploading an ESFA certificate of merit, which all Associations are welcome to use for any schools’ football participation. If you would like a certificate with specific wording, please email and this can be arranged for you.