The Football Association is responsible for setting standards and values to apply throughout football at every level. Football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate.

Club Affiliation

All clubs need to affiliate to their local County FA in order to play in sanctioned competitions and this ensures the club is within the FA structures of football.
Affiliation takes place pre-season.
All clubs must renew their affiliation each year.

Annual Subscription fees:  
Youth from £20.00 
Adult from £55.00

League/ Competition Affiliation

Any League, Tournament or Competition is required to affiliate to its local County FA under FA regulations. No players, clubs or referees can participate in unaffiliated competitions.

All league or competition affiliation forms need to be returned along with two copies of their ‘Standard Code of Rules’ (Clcik on either Adult or Youth to download a copy) to the London FA office in order to be sanctioned.

For guidance on the chanced to the 'Standard Codes of Rules' for this season - CLICK HERE.

Annual Subscription fees: 
League £50.00  
Small-Sided Competitions/Mini-Soccer £12.00

If you are already county registered you will automatically be sent a renewal affiliation form pre-season. However, if you are looking to set up your own Football Club, League or Competition and wish to register with the London Football Association please contact the London FA Office to request an Affiliation pack.

All Youth Clubs & Leagues must have a Welfare Officer in order to affiliate. The appointed Welfare Officer must have an accepted enhanced FA CRB check and completed both The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop & Welfare Officer Workshop.

For more information please CLICK HERE

For The FA Discipline Handbook 2013-14 please CLICK HERE.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the affiliation process, please contact the Governance Department at the LFA Office on 020 7610 8360 or

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