Sanctioning Foreign and Unaffiliated Football Matches

In line with FA regulations and following our usual annual review of processes, the ESFA’s sanctioning forms have been updated. You will find three new forms (one for overseas trips for Associations, one for overseas trips for schools and one for unaffiliated football) on the download list below.

The associated risk assessment template has also been updated, and that too can be found on the download list below.

Please note that applications for sanctioning must be with the ESFA 28 days prior to the planned fixture/tour, to guarantee that checks can be completed in time for the approval to reach you before the event.