Time to nominate your #McrGrassrootsHeroes


Details announced for our annual celebration of the grassroots community in Greater Manchester.

The third annual awards ceremony will recognise the achievements and contributions of the dedicated and inspirational volunteers from within grassroots football in Greater Manchester and will take place on Friday 10 November 2017 at The Midland Hotel in Manchester from 7pm till late. 

The 2017 edition promises to be a fantastic event to celebrate everything that we all love about grassroots football and nominations are now being sought to crown more #McrGrassrootsHeroes

Nomination Process

There are a number of categories to nominate, including Long Service Awards, and the relevant forms are attached at the bottom of this page.

All completed forms need to be returned to Awards@ManchesterFA.com before the deadline of Saturday 30 September 2017.

The Venue

We are delighted to be bringing the event this year to you from one of Manchester’s most prestigious venues, The Midland Hotel on Peter Street in the heart of our City.

Our Host

James Cooper of Sky Sports will once again be involved. James is a long standing advocate of all that is great about grassroots football and an inspired admirer of the work of volunteers in our clubs and leagues across Greater Manchester. It could be your nominee that James is interviewing on stage, congratulating them and recognising their achievements.

Secure Your Seat!

Individual tickets can now be purchased by clicking HERE. Group bookings should email Lee.Folkard@manchesterfa.com to arrange payment.

Included in the price is a drinks reception prior to the awards and a three-course meal. Other activities and guest speakers will be confirmed closer to the date.


To register your interest for a range of attractive sponsorship packages, please contact Colin Bridgford (07403 731831) or Joel Buckle (07769 313768) directly.