The FA advise suspension of all grassroots football

Grassroots football suspended
Mid-West Counties League side, Wyre Forest Phoenix, are one of many who played their last game for a while on Sunday. (Photo: Will Cheshire)

The FA have issued a further update on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on football in England, effecting the FA WNL, Regional and County Women’s Leagues, among others.

In a statement, the Football Association said:

Following the Government’s announcement today, for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, we are now advising that all grassroots football in England is postponed for the foreseeable future.

Throughout this period, we have taken Government advice with the priority being the health and wellbeing of all. We will continue to work closely with the grassroots game during this time.

We are in regular communication with the Government and the situation within English football at all levels remains under regular review. Further updates will follow as needed.

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