For the benefit of all Essex Walking Football League clubs and teams, Peter Osborne a member of the Rules Committee has put together a short guide on how to use the FA's Whole Game System. These guidleines are relevant to the ability to register players for the League etc. All EWFL clubs/teams must be affilated to their local FA.
To help you, as a simple guide there are four stages:
Stage 1 - Add the players’ details
You may know how to do this already. If you don’t, when you access WGS there is a useful ‘Need help?’ facility that explains it in detail.
Stage 2 - Confirm Offline Consent
After you have added the players’ details you will need to gain Offline Consent.
The relevant box within the player’s profile will turn green and show “Consent: Accepted Offline”.
Stage 3 - Assign the Player to a team or teams
You may receive some system generated messages when you are working through this process. Just cancel these.
You then need to submit the request to the League. You do this as follows:
Stage 4 - Seek League approval of player
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