General Enquiries

Why do we need to get our event sanctioned by our local County FA?
All charity matches and tournaments must be sanctioned by the host club or they will be in breach of Oxfordshire FA Membership Rules. Failure to sanction wi...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:19 PM
What happens if we don’t sanction our event with you?
It's important that you make sure your event is sanctioned by us. Unfortunately, if this isn't done - and should have been - everyone involved in ...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:20 PM
How do we check to see if an event has been sanctioned?
On this page, you'll find a document which lists of all approved events for the relevant season, along with contact details for each one. If you can&#x...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:22 PM
Are there any particular requirements clubs need to be aware of when seeking sanction to play a foreign team?
All Matches must be played in strict accordance with the IFAB Laws of the Game. All Clubs or organisations given permission to play matches abroad are direc...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:24 PM
Is there a deadline to get applications into the FA to play against foreign opposition?
Ideally, all applications must be sent to the FA at least 60 days prior to the event. However, if it has passed the deadline, please still send in your appl...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:25 PM
What is the process if we wanted to sign a player from Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland?
If you have players who originate or have played from those countries, then you will be required to complete the International Clearance Form.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:26 PM
Why can’t clubs get immediate clearance from our local County FA to play the player?
Please bear in mind that it is not always possible to get clearances immediately. The FA has to deal with dozens of foreign Associations and sometimes the p...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 at 1:29 PM