The Football Association
The Football Association, also known as simply The FA, is the governing body of football in England, and the Crown Dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. It was formed in 1863, and is the oldest national football association. Based at Wembley Stadium, London, it is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the game of football in England, both professional and amateur.

Founded: 26 October 1863; 155 years ago (1863-10-26)

Headquarters: England

FIFA affiliation: 1905–1920, 1924–1928, 1946–present

UEFA affiliation: 1954

IFAB affiliation: 1886

Chairman: Greg Clarke


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