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Adult 11v11 & Transition

Adult Clubs

Want to find a 11v11 football club/team? With over 600 adult teams in Greater Manchester there are plenty to choose from, to find your nearest club, utilise the 'Find Football Near You' tool below (green banner).

There are also many recreational offers within our area which provide opportunities to play outside of the traditional 11v11 football format. Please see our dedicated recreational page for further information.

Adult Club Support

We are committed to supporting Adult Clubs and Teams, as well as ensuring there are various opportunities for all participants. This includes support with retention, sustainability, club structures, funding, playing opportunities and development.

Should you require support, please contact us using the details below. In addition, you can also look through our useful Adult Team Support Booklets.

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Adult Leagues

For those teams looking to transition from Youth Football or searching for options beyond U16’s, the leagues above provide a good 'stepping stone' between the Youth and Adult setup.

To speak to somebody at Manchester FA, contact:

Olivia Laiker
Football Development Officer
(Club & League Development)
0161 225 1966

The offices at Platt Lane are open Monday-Friday (8am-8pm) and Saturdays (9am-2pm).