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The Football Association

The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of football in England. The FA is the oldest football association in the world. It is a member of UEFA and FIFA.

All of England's professional football clubs must be members of the Football association. The FA is responsible for the appointment of the management of the English national football team and is the governing body of the FA Premier league. Division 1, Division 2[?] and Division 3[?] are under the governance of the Football League.

The FA also plays a major role in the development of English football at the grass roots level, through its continuing support of the amateur game.

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