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Adult 11v11 & Transition

Adult Clubs

Want to find 11v11 football near you? With over 600 adult teams in Greater Manchester there are plenty of choices. 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 pages 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 request a copy of our useful Adult Team Support Booklets.

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Adult Leagues
  • Lancashire & Cheshire Amateur Football League
  • Manchester Saturday Morning Football League
  • South Manchester & Cheshire Christian Football League
  • Altrincham & District Amateur Football League (Cheshire FA)
  • Lancashire Amateur Football League  (Lancashire FA)
  • Manchester Football League (Lancashire FA)
  • Cheshire Football League (Cheshire FA)

If you would like to contact any of the above leagues, please contact the the Football Development Officer for Club and League Development (details are below or adjacent).

  • Cheshire & Manchester Sunday Football League
  • Manchester Accountants Football League
  • Manchester Amateur Sunday Football League
  • Oldham Sunday Football League
  • Tameside Football League (Youth & Adult Provision)
  • Manchester Jewish Soccer League
  • Eccles Sunday Football League (Summer League)
  • Hyde & District Sunday Football League (Cheshire FA)
  • Stockport & District Sunday Football League (Cheshire FA)
  • Rochdale & District Sunday League (Lancashire FA)

If you would like to contact any of the above leagues, please contact the the Football Development Officer for Club and League Development (details are below or adjacent).

  • North West U21 Development League
  • Bolton, Bury & District Football League (U21)
  • Tameside Sunday Football League (U18)
  • Stockport Metro Junior Football League (U18)
  • Timperley & District Football League (U18)

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.

If you would like to contact any of the above leagues, please contact the the Football Development Officer for Club and League Development (details are below or adjacent).

To speak to somebody at Manchester FA, contact:

Olivia Laiker
Football Development Officer
(Club & League Development)
Olivia.Laiker@ManchesterFA.com
0161 225 1966


The offices at the Manchester Tennis & Football Centre are open Monday-Friday (8am-8pm) and Saturdays (9am-2pm).