About us

One organisation professionally leading and managing the game 

The English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) is the national governing body for football in Further Education. We are the trusted organisation to lead and manage the development of football on behalf of further education (FE) colleges across England.

ECFA works in close partnership with The Football Association and forms part of the  body of AoC Sport.

We have a clear vision:

“To be an Outstanding Association Delivering College Football in England”

Core Areas of our Business include:

  1. Growing and Developing the Game
  2. Managing Competitions for our members
  3. Raising standards across football in FE
  4. Developing the football workforce in FE through education, training and support
  5. Managing a successful International ‘England’ teams programme

 

MISSION & VISION

This section of sets out our mission as an organisation, in the form of a short, simple statement of our core purpose. This section also summarises our vision, in terms of the type of organisation we aspire to be at the end of the four year period. 

OUR MISSION:     

To provide the best possible competitions, development opportunities and member-focused services, which add value and make a difference to many.

OUR VISION:

To be an Outstanding Association Delivering College Football in England

OUR CORE VALUES:

Our pride in serving our members is reflected in our values, and our decisions and actions will be guided by these.

WE ARE: 

UNIFIED

We focus our energies on working together.

We take pride in collective achievement.

INCLUSIVE

We include and involve people.

We cherish the diversity of each individual.

RESPONSIVE  

We focus on needs of our members, partners and stakeholders.

We listen, learn, observe and act.

PROFESSIONAL

We work smartly and decisively for the best possible result.

We are accountable for our actions.

INSPIRATIONAL

We empower people to be creative and passionate.

We strive to capture hearts and minds.