About Matchday

The FA Matchday app

The grassroots football organiser

Organise your football life

Whether you’re a player, club secretary, manager or coach

Make the smart move to The FA Matchday app!

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It’s time to boot out all the boring admin around organising your football. The FA Matchday app has been developed specifically to automate everything around your football life. It is viewable in a consistent format, from fixtures to match returns – and everything in between.

From The FA Matchday app on your phone, you can now accept match fee payments directly from your players. No more chasing players for fees or fumbling with cash—just more time for you to run your club.

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There’s lots more benefits beside payments. For managers and coaches you will be able to submit team sheets, match reports and final score directly from the app. Players will be able to access match information such as location as well submit their match availability. With The FA Matchday app, all the answers are instantly available at your fingertips.

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FAQs

Frequently asked questions about The FA Matchday app:

Matchday has functionality you won’t find elsewhere:

No need to enter your fixtures. They are automatically added from The FA’s Full-Time service;

- No need to enter your squad details. These are automatically added from The FA’s Whole Game System;

- No need to check suspensions: the app will show you who’s eligible to play;

- No need to use Full-Time to enter your match returns – submit them via the app at the tap of a button.

You need to be in a league where:

Player registration has been managed via The FA’s Whole Game System (WGS);

- Your Role as a Team Manager or equivalent has been set up in WGS;

- Your league uses Full-Time for all its fixture administration;

- Your 18/19 Season has been set as the default season and fixtures available.

To check if your league is Matchday ready, follow the link below:

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Matchday is a mobile application which recently launched on iOS (App store) and Android (Google Play store). It boots out the boring admin of managing a grassroots team in the affiliated game.

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Team managers and coaches now have the ability to request match fees on their smartphones through The FA Matchday app, and receive payments directly into a Club PayPal account.

Players can now pay for match fees quickly and securely using PayPal in The FA Matchday app - no more remembering to bring cash to the pitch! You’ll soon also be able to collect payments from players for other things e.g. annual subs - watch this space!

Your Club Secretary will need to link a PayPal business account in Whole Game System, and set your Club’s match fee amounts for regular, substitutes and any concessions.

Once they have done this, Team managers will be able to access Payments in the Matchday app. For each match played, as a Team Manager or Coach you simply need to submit your final match return or even submit just your team sheet in the Matchday app to trigger a request for payments from all players after the game.

Speak to your Club Secretary about getting enabling payments now!

For a full list of The FA Matchday app FAQs, follow the link below:

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Get started with The FA Matchday app

Follow the links below to download the app: