Huggetts Lane Recreation Ground, Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 0LT

Phase 1: Competitive Training

Until 31st July, when clubs are secure and ready, competitive training can start. Overall group size is limited to 30 people.

Phase 2: Competitive Matches

From August, outdoor competitive football matches to begin, for example pre-season fixtures, festivals and small sided football competitions.

Phase 3: Leagues and Competitions Commence

Grassroots leagues, men’s National League System, Women’s Football Pyramid tiers 3 to 6, and FA Competitions can commence.


“A return to competitive football should only happen once clubs and facility providers have completed the necessary risk assessments and comprehensive plans are in place.”


For more information please read the full official statement here.