Your guide to getting into football
It’s the most popular sport in the UK, and for that matter the world, and it’s easy to get playing.
All you need is a football and some space to get dribbling – be it a park or a playground.
But there are slightly less makeshift ways to emulate your footballing heroes.
If you want your little one to get playing, there's the FA Skills scheme in England for five to 11-year-olds.
Have a kickabout
To get playing in matches, take at look at the English FA’s Just Play kickabouts.
Women’s football is riding the crest of a wave post World Cup after England’s third-place finish, and as awareness grows, so do the opportunities for women and girls to get playing.
Aimed at keeping people aged over 50 involved in football, the walking format of the game has become increasingly popular in recent years. The main rule? No running is allowed or you'll concede a free kick.
Find a club and get playing.
Disability football is played across the country, and the English FA’s Disability Talent Programme is one great route into the game.