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Player Registration

By 2022, every football player in the country will be digitally registered through the Whole Game System with an email. 

There are currently over 1 million players registered through the Whole Game System across the country.

From team managers and club secretaries through to players and parents, the Whole Game System is for the whole of grassroots football.

Whatever your role in the game and whatever you do, Whole Game can help you to do it faster and more effectively.

You’ll find club data – such as player contacts, qualifications, discipline records and so much more all in one place, which is great news for managers and club secretaries when it comes to club admin and monitoring player availability.

You only have to input a player’s details once – and the system fully integrates with both Full-Time and the Matchday app to make access and management of information simple.

For best results register your players with email addresses.

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With Whole Game, clubs save time and money. It’s completely free of charge to use. You’ll also have access to special offers and other exciting opportunities too.

These are just some of the benefits available to you:

● All club data in one safe place, including affiliation, discipline, players, club officials, safeguarding and more;

● Easily accessible info on your club and players to make; club matchday admin quicker and easier;

● Integrated with Full Time and the Matchday app;

● Use PayPal to reduce costs and enable cashless matchdays; for managers, players, or parents of U16 footballers;

● Never miss an update or rule-change from your club, CFA or The FA;

● Tailored offers from FA Partners should you opt-in;

● It’s completely free of charge.

Registering player emails helps keep everyone connected. Whole Game is designed to ensure that leagues, clubs, managers, players and parents can all receive important news and updates as soon as they need them.

From match reports to messages from the manager for players, through to rule changes and important announcements from your County FA and The FA, Whole Game ensures you never miss a thing.

Paying fees and managing payments is also easier than ever thanks to Matchday’s built-in PayPal function, and all data is safely managed to GDPR compliant standards.

Start registering your players now. It’s quick and easy to do!

click here to access the Whole Game System

Registering players with their email address will give them and their clubs the best experience. All you need is their name and email address. For youth players (younger than 16 years of age). The player can be linked to their parent or guardian's FAN account.

Find out how to get the most out of the Whole Game System, with The FA’s Knowledge Hub

To have a closer look at the benefits of Whole Game System and Online Player Registration for an assortment of roles in football, please see the role profiles below.

Should you have any further questions  which can’t be answered via the Knowledge Hub, please send an email to

Player Registration Webinar

Below, you will find a webinar aimed at leagues who are not yet online for Player Registration.

Should you have any further questions after reviewing the webinar, please contact