Whole Game System

The Whole Game System (WGS) has arrived in Wiltshire. Details of this can be found below:

The Whole Game System - What is it?

  • A fully integrated administration system that brings together and enhances the current functionality of Members’ Services and other important County FA systems 
  • A 24/7 one-stop administration Portal accessible by all grassroots football participants and incorporating a payment gateway 
  • An online system that will allow key football administrative processes such as club affiliation, league sanction and the management of discipline to be completed electronically 
  • An administration system that links leagues, clubs, referees and the County FA, providing transparency of information and efficiency of communication.

Why is the Whole Game System being introduced?
  • Club officials increasingly comfortable with online processes outside of football – online purchases, cinema or restaurant booking etc 
  • The integrated system will be more efficient and effective for the game’s 400,000 volunteers 
  • To reduce the increasing administrative burden being placed upon Club Secretaries 
  • Improve transparency of information between Clubs their League and their County FA 
  • To take advantage of new technology 

Who will use the Whole Game System?
  • Club secretaries and key club officials 
  • League secretaries and key league officials 
  • Referees and other members of the referee workforce, including assessors, mentors etc 
  • Team managers, players, parents and coaches 
  • Grassroots and the Professional Game…… 
  • ……….Basically The Whole Game 

How can I access the Whole Game System?
  • Simply log into https://wholegame.thefa.com 
  • To access the Whole Game System you will need a FAN and password 
  • Your County FA will be able to provide you with your FAN 
  • You will be able to Retrieve your Password should you be unable to remember yours
  •  Click here to be directed to the Whole Game System 

How you can pay fees safely & securely on WGS

  • Clubs will be able to pay affiliation fees and any discipline fines online 
  • The FA and County FAs have chosen Barclaycard’s Smartpay as the payment gateway for WGS 
  • You will be directed to Smartpay directly at the end of any relevant function 
  • All payments are safe and secure

Benefits to all Clubs using WGS?
  • Clubs will be able to affiliate for each new season online, including pay affiliation fees to County FA 
  • Clubs will be able to amend and edit important Club Information throughout the season 
  • Clubs will be able to process discipline through the system, including paying fees electronically 
  • Clubs will be able to apply for, manage and administer all Charter Standard processes online 

The FA have produced a demonstration video highlighting the simplicity of using the WGS discipline portal.  A copy of this video can be viewed here

If you are interested in being a part of the Whole Game System and being placed online for administration at this time, please contact Jodie.Jordan@wiltshirefa.com