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
- 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
WGS DISCIPLINE PORTAL
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