Why club and league accreditation?

Watch our video on The FA Charter Standard programme

The FA has a clear vision to educate, empower, enable and equip leagues and clubs to

‘be the best places for people to play and enjoy football’

The FA Charter Standard programme exists to positively improve peoples football experience through league and club accreditation. The FA embarks on a journey to grow, develop and support a collaborative and sustainable club and league network which unites communities by providing opportunities FOR ALL.

It recognises and rewards leagues and clubs who own their game. Those who play their part in making their football environment safe, fun and inclusive by raising standards, raising awareness and taking action, making accreditation worthwhile to be part of.

The FA accredited. Built to last.