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Why can’t I take on a leading role within grassroots football as an FA Playmaker?

The FA requires anyone in a lead role in grassroots football, with responsibility for players at training and matchdays, to hold the following qualifications: 

These qualifications are additional to The FA Playmaker course and so without them, you would not be eligible for a lead role in grassroots football. 

You are, however, eligible to support a qualified coach or organiser - who has these qualifications - deliver sessions at training and matchdays. 

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