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Flexi 11s League

NEW Flexible 11's league launched in Manchester

Want to play 11-a-side but struggle to commit to weekly attendance or weekend matches? Manchester FA’s flexi-11s is for you.

With 2 games a month, played on Friday nights, the new league is purpose-made to fit around your busy lifestyle and still give you the playing time you want. Round off your busy working week with a kickabout with like-minded players who want to enjoy the beautiful game, on their terms.

Open to ready-made teams and individuals, the 14-week league is run by Manchester FA staff on 3G pitches and officiated by qualified referees. All you have to do is turn up twice a month and play! Each team will receive an information pack which includes a ‘Flexi-11s’ ball and all you need to know about the league, and the overall winners will win a full team set of Nike shirts.


Easy to enter:
• Teams (minimum of 8 players per team required)– enter here
• Individuals – Contact Olivia Laiker,

High-quality central venue:
• Playing on Wright Robinson 3G pitches - Abbey Hey Ln, Manchester M18 8RL
• Professionally run matches, 25 minutes each half:
• FA-qualified referees for every fixture
• Discipline managed by Manchester FA

Easy to manage:
• Reduced admin and paperwork for ready-made teams
• Unlimited squad size and rolling substitutions
• 2 matches per month, per team
• Teams pay £38.50 per game and individuals pay £3.50 per game

Suitable for:
• Individuals looking to play football to suit their lifestyle
• Clubs looking for competitive football training opportunities for their team
• Clubs with a new team but who cannot play at weekends
• Teams who have folded but wanting to re-establish their team
• Clubs looking to recruit new players and teams

• Individuals will need to attend the launch session on the 22nd February 2019, 7-9pm to register and meet their new team mates.
• At this session, individuals will need to pay their £5 deposit to secure their place which will be used to cover your final game.
• Ready-made teams will need to pay £38.50 within 7 days of signing up on the link below, which covers the cost of their final game.
• The 14-week block commences 1st March 2019 and teams/individuals will be issued with their fixture list by this date

For further information on this league, please contact Clubs and Leagues Officer Olivia Laiker on 0161 255 1966 or email