LONDON: The Football Association is turning all of 2013 in to a party to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its creation as the world’s first such organisation: hence no national identity in the title. The main events of the FA’s year are as follows:

Sunday 3 February – FA England Awards, St. George’sPark

Wednesday 6 February –England v Brazil, Wembley Stadium

Friday 22 March –San Marino vEngland, FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Tuesday 26 March –Montenegro v England, FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Sunday 28 April – 90 years of Wembley Stadium

Saturday 11 May – FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium

Saturday 18 May – Army FA v FA XI celebration match

Tuesday 21 May – Friday 24 May – XXXVII UEFA Congress,London

Thursday 23 May – UEFA Women’s Champions League Final,StamfordBridge

Saturday 25 May – UEFA Champions League Final, Wembley Stadium

Wednesday 29 May –England v Republic of Ireland, Wembley Stadium

June –England tour of Brazil

Wednesday 5 June to Tuesday 18 June – UEFA European U21 Championship,Israel

Monday 8 July – 20 years of women’s football

Wednesday 10 July – Sunday 28 July – UEFA Women’s Euro 2013,Sweden

Saturday 10 August – National Football Day

Wednesday 14 August –England v Scotland, Wembley Stadium

Friday 6 September –England v Moldova, Wembley Stadium, FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Tuesday 10 September –Ukraine v England, FIFA World Cup Qualifier

September/October – Celebration of 150 grassroots heroes

Saturday 26 October – Gala Dinner at the Grand Connaught Rooms

Thursday 19 December – 150th anniversary of first match (Civil Service FC v FA XI)

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