Club Affiliation


Club Affiliation 2017-18

Cheshire FA will communicate to each club secretary by e-mail when affiliation is open for their club.

If you are a new club please contact us on the details below and we will contact you to take you through a separate process.

For the 2017-18 season, clubs will not be able to affiliate until they have completed some pre-affiliation processes:

All Clubs

  • Personal accident insurance must have been purchased.

Youth Clubs

  • All youth team managers and coaches are required to have an in-date, FA accepted, Criminal Records Check (CRC) (within three years of issue date).
  • The club secretary, chairman and welfare officer must have all completed the Online Safeguarding for Committee Members workshop.  For more information on the course and how to access please click HERE. 


Online Changes for 2017-18


There are a few changes that have been made to the affiliation process for the 2017-18 season, you can read them all by clicking HERE.



The deadline to complete the pre-affiliation processes and affiliate your club online is 1 July 2017.  After this date the cost of affiliating your club will have an additional administration fee of £20 added to it.


Pricing Structure

To see the 2017-18 Affiliation Pricing Structure for clubs please click HERE. 



To see a guide with the entry costs and entry criteria for our County Cup Competitions in the 2017-18 season please click HERE. 



In order to successfully affiliate to Cheshire FA for the 2017-18 season both Personal Accident and Public Liability Insurance are compulsory requirements for all Clubs. 

For our guide with all you need to know on acquiring the required Insurance for your club please click HERE.

Bluefin Sport are The FA's appointed insurance broker.

For a summary of Bluefin's Personal Accident Insurance please click HERE.

For a summary of Bluefin's Public Liability Insurance please click HERE.


Interactive Guidance

E-leaning guides can now be found at each step of the affiliation process in Whole Game System by clicking the 'How to guide' button.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any queries surrounding online referee reporting through the Whole Game System, it might be answered in the FA's Frequently Asked Questions document which can be accessed by
If you have any queries surrounding club affiliation through the Whole Game System, it might be answered in our Frequently Asked Questions document which can be accessed by clicking HERE. 


Have you forgotten or don't know your FAN Number or Password? 

Click HERE for information on how to retrieve your key information.


Further Information 

If you have any issues with logging in, remembering your Fan Number or any other queries, view a list of Frequently Asked Questions by clicking HERE.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact our Compliance and Regulation Manager, Garry Polkey on 01606 871166 or at

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