Useful Websites / Social Media


FA Full Time:



  • Kent FA - list of forthcoming FA courses in Kent (check first if we're running one at LG)


  • FA RESPECT campaign website - includes resources for coaches, parents, captains, players and clubs in general with regard to the RESPECT campaign and how to encourage your team to be sporting and play the game "the right way".
  • Codes of Conduct - several downloadable codes of conduct from the FA that you can use, for players, parents, coaches etc. Get them to sign one of these at the start of the season. A great thing to be able to refer back to if things ever get a little problematic.

Coaching Resources:

  • FA Licensed Coaches Club - for qualified FA Level 1 coaches and above - lots of free resources, videos and CPD courses
  • FA Learning - online courses, CPD etc.
  • The False 9 - tactics, formations, coaching tips. Geek out!!!
  • The Boot Room - the FA's monthly online magazine with coaching tips, training exercises, interviews etc.
  • The Talent Equation - podcast - check out the interview with Mark Bennett (MBE) particularly.
  • 3Four3 - blog and coaching resource focused on possession based football - $295 per year
  • The Coaching Manual - video based coaching from the Southampton academy - from £10 per year upwards
  • Soccer Coach Weekly - weekly e-mail newsletter with some useful coaching exercises / articles plus a website full of content.
  • Twitter: @coachingbadges 
  • Dan Abrahams - sports psychologist who has worked with players and teams from grassroots to the Premier League.