Find Out More About SHCFA

about Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA has a twofold remit; firstly it governs and administers the game, which means providing the infrastructure that actually allows the game to take place. This involves the recruitment, retention and the appointment to matches of approximately 1000 referees.

The County FA administers eight cup competitions, with over 800 teams of boys, girls, women and men of varying standards taking part. It sanctions leagues and affiliates approximately 2,500 teams and registers thousands of players, in addition to providing a fair and transparent disciplinary system dealing with cautions, dismissals and resulting suspensions.

Secondly Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA works hard to develop the game by increasing participation and raising standards, ensuring that as many people as possible, from whatever backgrounds, have opportunities to play the national game. 


Our Mission Statement

  • Helping to support The FA National Game strategy and the four pillars of development
  • Reviewing our internal strategy to support business development
  • Continuing to develop the local infrastructure in the football community, including facilities, leagues, clubs and workforce
  • Continuing to focus on our service and efficiency; striving for consistent improvement 
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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