Creating Memories Through Football. We pride ourselves on the skill and competitiveness of our leagues, and on our traditions of fair play and respect for opponents and match officials. Whilst The AFA is unusual among County FAs in not being based around a particular geographical area, we still run leagues, cups and other football sessions to ensure that there are football opportunities for all. Is your first aid kit fully stocked? Koolpak has teamed up with Amateur FA to offer you special discounted prices for their best-selling first aid items. A functional cookie which expires when you close your browser has already been placed on your machine.
England Matches - The Amateurs
The Football Association was established in October, The aim of the FA was to establish a single unifying code for football. The first meeting took place at the Freeman's Tavern in London. Charterhouse also sent an observer to the meeting. Percy Young, has pointed out, that the FA was a group of men from the upper echelons of British society: "Men of prejudice, seeing themselves as patricians, heirs to the doctrine of leadership and so law-givers by at least semi-divine right. The FA insisted that football should remain a sport for amateurs. As Richard Holt and Dave Russell pointed out in the Encyclopedia of British Football : "They wished to create a new sporting elite where an upper-class code of honour could be combined with the middle-class virtues of exertion and competitiveness.
Pre Although the England amateur team was not created until , an England team containing only amateur players had beaten a German touring side, , at White Hart Lane, London on September 21, Proud, F. Milnes, Herbert Smith, C. McIver, P.
This is a list of the leagues currently affiliated to the AFA, as well as the email addresses of the appropriate secretaries. Should you have questions related to our affiliated leagues, please email info amateur-fa. Secretary: Matthew Barry E-mail: arthurianmatchsec outlook.