The Football Association (The FA)

The Football Association was founded in 1863 as the governing body of the game in England. The FA is responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing English football at all levels, from grassroots through to the professional game.





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Craig Donald
Chief Information Officer
Edleen John
Director, International Relations, Corporate Affairs & Co-Partner for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Polly Handford
Legal & Governance Director
Rachel Brace
HR Director
John McDermott
Technical Director
Andy Ambler
Director, Professional Game Relations
Kelly Simmons
Director, Women's Professional Game
Baroness Campbell
Director, Women's Football
James Kendall
Director, Football Development
Lucy Pearson
Director, FA Education
Louisa Fyans
Director, Communications
Navin Singh
Commercial Director