Staffs FA and referee’s wanted!

We interviewed Gareth Thomas from Staffs FA. We covered various topics and you can listen to the interview again by clicking on the link below.

One topic we covered is the need for more referees… If you are interested or know anyone that would be interested in becoming a referee then please contact Gareth by emailing

Topics covered included…

1. FA Pitch Improvement Programme (which is how the new pitch at Stafford Rangers came about).

2. Addressing the decline of adult male 11v11 football and some of the ideas & initiatives we’re using to try and address this drop-off.

3. Initiatives to support our traditional affiliated leagues, e.g. the Stafford & District Sunday League. 4. Walking Football for the over-50’s! 5. The development of under-21 and over 35’s football.

We also covered what funding is available for Sunday League teams

To listen to the interview please click this link…

For more information, please contact Gareth Thomas at