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Inclusion Update August 2023

Middlesex FA Sign Muslim Athlete Pledge

Middlesex FA is delighted to announce that it has signed the Muslim Athlete Pledge to demonstrate its commitment to equality and diversity for all.

With an increase of more Muslim players in the profession, as well as support from Muslim fans, Middlesex FA sought to sign the Muslim Athlete Pledge to listen, learn, and adopt good practice to help our players flourish and our fans feel loved and supported.

The Pledge is a commitment and start to recognising Muslim needs in the sport, and a check list addressing Muslim players’ needs. This Pledge is part of our wider work around equality and diversity and an important aspect for us to understand, grow and adopt good practice.

The Pledge is the beginning of a journey to be fully accredited with the Nujum Sports Muslim Athlete Charter, which will help us strengthen our voice and zero tolerance towards any form of discrimination.

Daniel Perkins, Middlesex FA Inclusion Development Officer, said: “We believe this is a positive step for Middlesex FA and integral to our work with supporting players. By understanding their faith and cultural needs, we can better position ourselves as a County FA, as well as making everyone involved in the game feel valued and appreciated." 

You can find out more about Nujum Sports and their work here.

Frank Soo Cup (South) hosted at Rectory Park

On Sunday 30th July, we were delighted to collaborate with the Frank Soo Foundation to host the 9v9 South Regional Frank Soo Cup. Frank Soo was the first and only player from a Chinese or Asian background to play for England. The Foundation have been set up in Frank’s legacy and aim to support the next generation of East Asians in their aspirations.

9 teams participated in the tournament, with BALLERS FC taking the crown as winners.

The aim is to host a national competition, with the winners of the South, playing the winners of the North Regional which was held at Liverpool FA earlier in the year.

You can find out more about Frank Soo and the Foundation here.

Manage and Maintain your pitches through the Summer

Miss the latest GMA workshop? Review the slides from the event and see how you can ensure your pitches are looked after through periods of hotter weather and droughts.

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Pitchpower is a bespoke monitoring tool that allows you to understand more about your pitches and their maintenance requirements. This is required in order to access the Football Foundation’s popular grass pitch maintenance fund -

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Howdens Game Changer Kitchen Programme

Congratulations to Acton Ealing Whistlers & Whetstone Wanderers who successfully joined the programme and will be getting a new kitchen at their facilities.

Pitch Improvement Survey

Want to improve your pitches? Tell us about them through this short survey.

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100FC Applications

100FC will be back again for another year and launching shortly!

Do you have female coaches within your club that are looking to get into coaching and would like support through a free place on the FA Introduction to Coaching Football Course? If the answer is yes, then they can apply to become part of the 100FC coaching programme.

Register Your Interest

Women’s & Girls Football Festival

Experience a day filled with pure football excitement and a live screening of the Women’s World Cup Final! Whether you’re a complete beginner or seasoned veteran, this event is for you. With opportunities to play, coach, referee, and watch football, we’ve got something for everyone.

Where is it?

Middlesex University, Hendon

The Burroughs



Events and workshops:

11:00am - World Cup Final screening

1:00pm - Introductory coaching workshop

2:30pm - Refereeing workshop

Football sessions:

10:00am - Primary aged girls*

1:00pm - Secondary aged girls

3:00pm - Adult women

3:00pm - Adult women (walking football)

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Referee Courses

The 2023/24 season referee courses are now live on our website. With dates confirmed for 8 courses throughout the season, we have something for everyone, with courses running in Staines, Northolt, Brent and Enfield. This includes 2 subsidised female only courses at Rectory Park & Silver Jubilee Park. Register your interest in becoming a referee for a chance to join one of our courses this season.

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The FleXI League Returns, and It's Bigger Than Ever!

The Middlesex FA FleXI League is back for another season at Rectory Park and it's bigger than ever, with the introduction of a new U23 division to run alongside the exisitng open aged division sees the expansion of the recreational football offering at the home of Middlesex FA.

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