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The national governing body for schools football is the English Schools Football Association (ESFA). Website Telephone (01785) 785970 .  If you have affiliated to your local district schools football association, then you are automatically affiliated to the Leicestershire & Rutland Schools FA  and to the English Schools FA (at no extra cost!)


The Leicestershire & Rutland Schools FA works closely with the Leicestershire & Rutland County FA. The County FA provides many courses e.g. coaching, child welfare, refereeing. Website: Telephone (0116) 286 7828. Teachers may be able to claim a bursary to reduce the cost of courses - for bursaries, enquire with the English Schools FA on (01785) 785970

The Leicestershire & Rutland Schools FA is affiliated to Leicestershire & Rutland Sport, based at Sportpark, Loughborough University. Website Results for local inter-school matches can be found at