London FA Football Futures

The London FA Football Futures Programme supports, develops and recognises young people who are volunteering in the game within the capital.

The programme offers a wide range of opportunities and young leaders are able to gain experience in volunteering across different aspects of the game including - coaching, working with teams, supporting and organising events, refereeing, media and football development.

Here in London we run a Football Futures programme to suit everyone, whether your interests lay in being out on the field as a coach, in the middle of the action as a referee or working behind the scenes to make football happen.

Who is the programme for? 

Anyone aged 14-24 years old, who lives in London, whether you are currently volunteering or are interested in volunteering in football and need help finding where to start. Whether you want to volunteer in your school, college, university, community organisation or local club, this programme will provide you with excellent opportunities to enhance your leadership skills, make new friends, gain FA qualifications and volunteer with London FA and our partners.

How does the programme work?

You can register to the Football Futures Programme at any point throughout the year. Once signed up to the programme you will receive a ‘Football Futures Handbook’ (to be released September 2016) which will provide you with details of the programme for the 2016-17 season – including information on courses, workshops, volunteering opportunities and our annual Young Leader Conference, as well as key events and contacts. You will also be subscribed to our Football Futures newsletter which includes a huge variety of opportunities as well the latest news, info and updates for grassroots football in London.

Why should I sign up?

  • Recognition of your voluntary work
  • Earn certificates and awards
  • Gain FA qualifications
  • Opportunity to attend FA accredited CPD workshops
  • Meet and work with other young leaders from across London
  • Opportunity to be part of the London FA Youth Council
  • Opportunities to represent London at Local and National FA events 

How do I get involved? 


Register for the programme by completing the online form 


For more information on the Football Futures Programme please contact