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 Having inclusion at the heart of the way that we work and operate.
Demonstrating empathy with colleagues, individuals and partners that we work with. 
Continuously looking at new ways and ideas to ensure Norfolk football moves forward.
Demonstrating an enthusiasm and drive to serve Norfolk football.
Offering total visibility and demonstrating integrity within everything we do.

Norfolk football - a strategy for everyone

The three year strategy aims to serve and develop Norfolk Football by providing a safe and engaging environment for everyone to enjoy the beautiful game.

This important document covers all areas of the game from our governance structure to safeguarding, inclusion to staff wellbeing, corporate branding to creating a sustainable financial model and much more. It is this document that forms the backbone of the operational plans that determine the work that we will undertake over the course of the strategy period.

We truly believe that grassroots football should be accessible to everyone and has the power to change people’s lives for the better.


To view the document as a PDF, please click on the link above and then the download option. If you have any issues accessing the document above, please email

Handbook Front Cover 21-22

2021-22 Handbook

We're pleased to release this season's County Handbook. Click the box below to open the document in a new browser.

Governance Structure


The Norfolk County FA Board of Directors are responsible for the business affairs of the Association and determine the strategy, plans, policies and financial investment required to achieve the Association’s aims. As such, individually and collectively, the directors are accountable to the Membership.

The number of directors shall be subject to a maximum of 12 with no less than one third of the directors from time to time shall be independent. The number of Council elected directors shall not exceed one third of the directors holding office.

The Norfolk FA Board meet every six weeks, with relevant Board Sub-Committees meeting on regular occasions throughout the year.

Meet the Norfolk FA Board



Norfolk County FA is a membership organisation, and the Council represents the views of our members. Membership of the Norfolk FA Council is comprised of representatives from various areas of the local football community, as shown on the below diagram. This means our Council best represents the structure of grassroots football within the County, to ensure there is a relevant voice at decision making level across the game.

Within the Norfolk FA Council there are four Committees dedicated to specific areas of the game which are:

  • Adult Football
  • Referees
  • Regulatory Services
  • Youth Football

View the current Council members for this season

Norfolk County FA Governance Structure


The Norfolk FA Youth Council comprises of individuals aged 16-25 who play an active role in Norfolk football. The Youth Council is all about giving young people a voice to impact the game in Norfolk. The Youth Council provides an opportunity for its members to develop and exercise their leadership skills, whilst building on their legacy to inspire and invoke positive change within Norfolk Football.

Meet the Norfolk FA Youth Council


Annual Report 2020-21

Please click below to access the Annual Report for the 2020-21 Season.


The Norfolk County FA financial period runs from 1st July – 30th June, in line with each football season. To view the full sets of accounts from the past two seasons, please click below:

Fair play on & off the pitch

Rules and Regulations

FA Rules and Regulations ensure fair play in the grassroots game, both on and off the pitch. Find information about the following areas here.

  • Laws of the Game
  • Discipline
  • Safeguarding & Welfare
  • Inclusion

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