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Growing your club

Find out how to grow your club

Football is played for fun by millions across England every week and is reliant on volunteers to deal with club administration.

It may be a daunting thought to think about methods to expand and grow your club, but there is lots of help available.

Gloucestershire FA are delighted to be able to bring you a few hints and tips which will hopefully will give you some useful guidance when looking to attract new players, volunteers and investment to your club.

Gloucestershire FA can also deliver a bespoke Recruitment & Retention Workshop to Clubs and Leagues. For more information, please use the Get In Touch box.


Get In Touch

Scott Milne 

Football Development Officer 


Growing your Club

Get practical and proven ideas from other clubs just like yours in this guide to growing your club produced by The FA.

Strive to be proud

Charter Standard

FA Charter Standard status is a clear demonstration to all parents, sponsors and the public, that a club (or league):

  • Is well-organised, safe and offers opportunities for all
  • Has FA-qualified coaches as standard
  • Adheres to FA Respect Policies and Codes of Conduct
  • Prioritises Child Welfare
  • Maintains appropriate levels of discipline
  • Has access to the County FA and FA regional workforces
  • Can use the coveted ‘Three Lions’ FA crest on its marketing and business materials
Charter Standard 2

get you up to speed with promoting your grassroots club on social media

It's a great way to increase your profile and be more attractive to sponsors!

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