The FA Group is the principal organisation under which four diverse businesses operate:
- The Football Association Limited
- Wembley National Stadium Limited
- St George’s Park
- Football Association Learning Limited
The FA Group Management Team StructureThe FA Group Management Team Structure
The Football Association Limited
Founded in 1863, we are the oldest Football Association in the world and we will be celebrating our 150th anniversary in 2013. As the governing body of the game in England, we are responsible for all regulatory aspects of English football.
The Football Development Division centres around player and coach development and includes FA National and Regional Coaches, The FA Tesco Skills Programme and all England Development Squads.
The FA Tesco Skills Programme was launched in 2007 and is aimed at providing affordable skills courses for 5-11 year olds of all abilities via a dedicated team of FA Skills Coaches.
The Football Governance & Regulation Division is responsible for the administration of key areas within the Game, such as Discipline matters, Anti-Doping, Equality & Child Protection and also 'On and Off-Field' Regulation.
Finally, our Football Services Division oversees all football administration matters in both the Professional Game and National Game and is responsible for driving participation in a variety of programmes, for example Grassroots Football, Women’s Super League and the Respect Programme.
Wembley National Stadium Limited (WNSL)
Reopened in May 2007, this iconic landmark hosts everything from football matches to rock concerts and other popular events that demand world-class facilities. Typical roles are offered within Event Management, Club Wembley and Facilities Management.
Club Wembley is the main commercial arm of WNSL and offers its 17,000 members high quality access to many of the major fixtures including The FA Cup final and all England home matches. Members are entitled to priority booking for a selection of Wembley’s other world class sporting occasions and concerts, and can also make the most of the vast selection of cafes and bars dedicated exclusively to Club Wembley on event days.
St George’s Park
St. George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent will be a world class facility providing top class education for future generations of English football coaches.
It will be an internationally-leading sports medicine and performance research centre; a training home to enhance international team development; an inspirational hub for everyone involved in football from the grassroots to elite; and will house a 228 bed accommodation facility in partnership with Hilton Worldwide. For further information on St. George’s Park, you can access the dedicated site here.
Our partner Hilton Worldwide has a range of employment opportunities available in both its hotels base at St George’s Park, Hilton at St George’s and Hampton by Hilton at St George’s. For further information please email .
Football Association Learning Limited (FA Learning)
FA Learning is the education and training arm of The FA Group responsible for overseeing our education provision. It encompasses a wide range of learning initiatives including The FA Youth Award, UEFA accredited coaching qualifications and levels 1 & 2 coaching certificates.
What we do
The FA Group doesn’t just govern and develop the game. We are also committed to improving our reputation for innovation and excellence by using the power of football to build a better future.
The FA Group is committed to maintaining a high performing workforce and provide a range of learning opportunities, some of which include; our High Impact Leadership Programme, Managing for High Performance and in-house secondments.
Corporate Social Responsibility
We are extremely aware of our responsibility to respond to the many challenges of climate change. In recognition of our efforts, we were recently awarded with the Industry Greening Mark for venues.