Action shot from the 2017 Manchester FA Community Day at AFC Urmston Meadowside.

Growing Your Club

Practical and proven ideas from clubs like yours!

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.

Manchester 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.

Tried & Tested in the North West!

Who better than to get advice from about expanding and growing your grassroots football club than people who have been there and done it themselves in our area?

Get practical and proven ideas from other clubs just like yours in this guide to growing your club produced by The FA and Fan Engagement expert, Mark Bradley. One local club featured in the booklet is Ashton United, whilst we as County FA have held numerous meetings for the group as they get their message out of how to attract and retain new supporters and volunteers.