Players from Staines Town Youth FC form a team huddle before the game

Player Registration

Online player registration is here. 

As part of a commitment by The FA and County FAs to improve the administration experience for grassroots football volunteers, new online player registration functionality has been introduced into the Whole Game System (WGS).


Player Registration through the WGS in 2018 saw a record number of individuals registered, with over one million being completed by the start of November. This includes 60% of all affiliated football now uses WGS Player Registration.

Even if your League does not use Player Registration on WGS, clubs can still manage their online registration through the system. See below the benefits that WGS Player Registration can bring across the board for Grassroots Teams. 

Check out this Guide for more information on the Player Registration process.



Player Registration Benefits


Frequently asked questions about Player Registration

It is not mandatory, however your league may wish to adopt the system in the coming seasons so completing it now would save you the time and effort of completing it in the future. Player Registration has been implemented to help make online administration (on processes such as discipline) easier, so we would always encourage clubs to start the process as early as possible.
We're always available to help you through the process too. So if you have any questions, feel free to get in touch and we'll do our best to support you.

This can be down to various reasons, and why Clubs are encourage to filter through their Player Registration Tab. Your County FA will be able to merge these FANs together.

Anything Step 5 and above is considered either Semi Professional or Professional. If you believe this to be the case, you may be required to gain written confirmation from the club for permission to Dual Register or Transfer a player. Please contact for assistance. 

For Youth players, this is more likely to be the case. However, for Adults, or those involved in Football for a few years, it may be the case of inaccurate details on the system. Please seek the assistance of the County FA. This will avoid the Player having multiple FANs. 

Get In Touch

By Phone:
020 8515 6905
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

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