What is Footy Addicts?

What is Footy Addicts?

Footy Addicts is an online platform that connects people who love playing football ⚽️ with other players and football venues. 

How does Footy Addicts work?

Here's how it works:

  1. Sign up: Create a free account. You can do this through the website or mobile app.
  2. Find games: Once you've signed up, you can search for games in your area using the website or app. You can filter your search based on location, date and time.
  3. Join a game: Once you've found a game that you like, you can sign up to join it. You'll be able to see who else has signed up to play. You can message the organiser, and other players or comment on the game to coordinate details.
  4. Play football: On the game day, you'll meet up with the other players at the designated venue and play football! You have a range of different venues, including indoor and outdoor pitches, so you can choose the type and size of game you want to play.
  5. Review and rate: After the game, you can leave a review and rating for the organiser and other players. This helps to build trust and accountability within the community.

The platform also offers features like in-app chat, reminders, and a personal dashboard to help you stay organised and connected with other players. The platform is easy and fun to use, whether you're a seasoned footballer or a beginner looking to improve your skills.

Who can play with Footy Addicts?

Footy Addicts is open to anyone who loves playing football (soccer). The platform connects players of all ages (16+), genders, and skill levels with local games in their area. Whether you are a casual player looking for a weekly kickabout or a bit more competitive, the app can help you find and book games that fit your needs.

What do Footy Addicts games look like?

All games are open to players of all skill levels. The sessions are co-ed, inclusive and welcoming to people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Some games may have certain tags, such as skill level #competitive #highlevel, gender #womensonly or price #discounted #free. You will find these in the game descriptions and booking details.

Footy Addicts also provides opportunities for teams to join leagues and annual tournaments. So whether you're an individual player or part of a team, you can easily find and connect with other football enthusiasts in your area.

All players must respect the Code of Conduct at all times.

What to expect from Footy Addicts games?

The games can vary in terms of location, playing style, and skill level. The sessions are organised and hosted by different members of the community. However, here is a general idea of what you can expect from games:

  • Number of players: Most Footy Addicts games are 5-a-side or 7-a-side matches. It means that each team has five or seven players on the pitch at a time. However, there are also some 11-a-side games available, particularly for more competitive players.
  • Playing surface: Footy Addicts games can take place on a variety of surfaces. You have outdoor astro turf or 3G pitches and indoor sports halls to choose from. The playing surface will be indicated in the game description when you book a game.
  • Playing time: Games typically last for an hour.
  • Skill level: Footy Addicts games are open to players of all skill levels, so you can expect to find games that cater to beginners, intermediate players, and more advanced players. Some games may have skill level requirements or restrictions, which you will see in the game details.
  • Community atmosphere: Footy Addicts games are designed to be friendly, inclusive, and welcoming to all players. You can expect to meet other football enthusiasts from a variety of backgrounds and ages, and to participate in a positive and supportive community. Some games may also include social activities before or after the match. The community members are often keen to go for food and drinks at a nearby pub or restaurant.

Overall, Footy Addicts games are a great way to stay active. Meet new people, and enjoy the beautiful game of football.

Footy Addicts games for local communities

What do people say about Footy Addicts?

Without this, I would've been depressed after moving to new city and not playing football for a while as well as not having a group to play with. Good group of guys and a good standard of players/competition! Thank you all @footyaddicts - Zinedine, Birmingham

I've been playing with Footy Addicts for a few years now and my fitness has never been better. I play 2 or 3 times a week and love it. You guys are amazing! - Thomas, London

First game I played in on Wednesday, really enjoyed it. Looking forwardto playing more often weekly. - Ihsan, Manchester

How do I find football friends?

Here's how you can use the platform to find football friends:

  1. Create a profile: Sign up and create a profile. Make sure to include your profile picture, preferred position, and location.
  2. Browse games: Browse the games available in your area and find ones that fit your schedule and skill level.
  3. Attend games: Pick games and times that suit you and attend them. This is a great way to meet other football players in your area and start building relationships.
  4. Be friendly and social: Once you're at the game, introduce yourself to the other players and have a chat. This will help you to make new friends who share your love of football.
  5. Play regularly: If you enjoy playing with a particular group of people, you can follow each other on the platform and join more games together. This will give you a regular group of football friends to play with and socialise with.

Remember, the key to making footy friends is to be proactive, attend games regularly, and be open to meeting new people. Good luck!

Fancy joining a casual game near you? Use the discount code FABLOG for 25% off your next game organised by Footy Addicts staff.

See you on the pitch 👋

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