Tackling social isolation and physical inactivity through football.


Helping people be more active, more often.

Tackling Inactivity with Impactful Engagement. With 25.8% of the population (11.9m) leading inactive lifestyles, our mission extends beyond just games; it's about creating stress-free zones where like-minded individuals can escape home, connect, and share joy through football.

Team of players ready for a casual football match at Regents Park, showcasing camaraderie and the spirit of the game

Our impact

From Edinburgh to Norwich, we're empowering organisers to host more effective games, creating countless opportunities for play and connection.
Group photo of a 6-a-side team at Lucozade Powerleague Manchester, ready to bring their best game to the pitch.

5000 + players and organisers are part of our thriving community

Women's football team posing before their match at Goals Soccer Centre, Leeds, embodying teamwork and determination
1500 + games organised on the Football Matcher platform.  
Mixed team gathering for a 5-a-side game at Powerleague Shoreditch, energised and prepared for kick-off.
67,500 minutes of football have been organised through Football Matcher
Players lining up for a casual match at PlayFootball Birmingham, showcasing enthusiasm and community spirit.
90% of players are more active thanks to Football Matcher

Meet our team

Photo of Phil Day - Founder of Football Matcher

Phil Day

Founder and CEO
Photo of Steve Day, CTO of Football Matcher

Steve Day

Photo of Patrick Colbeck - CGO of Football Matcher

Patrick Colbeck

Photo of Paul Jackson - Advisor of Football Matcher

Paul Jackson

Men's football team huddled before a game at St George's Park, full of strategy and anticipation
Casual football match kickoff with enthusiastic players at Glasgow Green Football Centre.
Team camaraderie shines as players warm up at Hyde Park, London, ready for a friendly match
A spirited team discussion at Sheffield Goals Soccer Centre, prepping for a competitive evening game.
Players stretching and strategizing at The Hive, London, ahead of their 6-a-side football match.
A moment of focus for a men's team at Bristol's Southmead Adventure Playground before the game begins
Pre-match team talk captured at Perry Park, Birmingham, as players gear up for action.
Dedicated players lined up for a group photo at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, before the match.
Footballers at Hackney Marshes, London, sharing tactics before their weekend league game.
Focused huddle of a men’s football team at Potternewton Park, Leeds, moments before the game starts.
Team unity on display as players gather at Albert Park, Middlesbrough, for a sunset kickabout.
Men's football team ready for a challenge at Sefton Park, Liverpool, in the spirit of friendly competition
A determined lineup of players at Southampton Outdoor Sports Centre, set for a thrilling game
Warm-up routines underway at Cardiff International Sports Stadium, with players focused on the upcoming match.
Lively team enthusiasm as players meet at Nottingham’s Forest Recreation Ground for a casual game
Footballers at Leicester's Victoria Park, poised for kickoff under the floodlights.
A group of friends at Belfast’s Ormeau Park, embodying teamwork before their casual football match.
Players exchanging strategies at Swansea Bay Sports Park, ready to translate practice into play.