FA statement - We would strongly recommend a phased return to
competitive football activity as follows:
• Until 31 July – When ready, you can begin competitive
training, with the overall group size (inclusive of coaches) being
limited to 30 people;
• From August – Competitive matches to begin, for example
pre-season fixtures, festivals and small sided football competitions;
• From September – Grassroots leagues, men’s National
League System, Women’s Football Pyramid tiers 3 to 6, and FA
Competitions can commence.
Clubs, players, coaches, match officials, league
officials, volunteers, parents/carers, spectators and football facility
providers should read
our full guidelines, which are accessible below, in addition to the latest
Government guidance on COVID-19.