The FA

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Careers at The Football Association 

The Football Association are the governing body of football in Engand. The FA are responsible for ensuring that all the leagues within the country are fair and uphold specific standards. They are also responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing English football at all levels, including youth grassroots amateur and semi-pro leagues, as well as elite professional leagues.

The FA was established on 26 October 1863 as the British Football Association, before changing its name to The English FA in December 1910. Currently the Football Association is responsible for all legalities involving football played in England and it's also considered as their national governing body which is based in London, UK. The main responsibility of this organization is to run all leagues as well as provide support with coaching and facilities so they can help grow the game at all levels. 

The FA are based out of Wembley Stadium and St George's Park

 

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is the largest stadium in the UK, and with a capacity of over 90,000 is one of the largest stadiums in Europe. It is the playing venue of the English national team and also hosts such notable games as the League Cup final, FA Cup final, and Community Shield.

The current stadium was officially opened in 2007, replacing the original 1923-built Wembley Stadium which stood on the same site.

 

St George's Park

St. George’s Park, The FA's National Football Centre, is located in Burton-on-Trent and is an education and research centre giving future generations of English football coaches the fundamentals they need to effectively coach in their communities.

The  £105m St George's Park, an impressive 330-acre facility, has 11 outdoor pitches, including an exact replica of the pitch at Wembley Stadium, as well as an altitude chamber that allows them to mimic playing conditions in different stadia around the world.