MAN v FAT Football

MAN v FAT Football is for men with a BMI of 27.5 or over. Over 90% of our players lose weight and get fitter, and you can join them from just £31 a month.

150 clubs | 600,000 lbs lost

How it works


Weigh in before each game to track your progress.


Score points for both weight loss and goals scored on the pitch.


Lose weight, make friends, get fitter and improve your health.


Team don’t win the league? You still lose weight. Result.

What to expect after you sign up

1. Sign up

Find your local club, sign up and pay your registration fee. You’ll get access to our member-only portal The Dugout, our online gym and more before your first session.

2. You’ll get a confirmation

We’ll email a confirmation with links to our buzzing Facebook group and your club’s WhatsApp groups, where you can chat with club mates.

3. Get set for success

Once you’ve signed up head to The Dugout, where you’ll get a range of weight loss resources and tips to get you ready for your first day on the pitch.

4. Your Coach will get in touch

You’ll get a text from your coach before you’re assigned to a team (this could take up to a week!).

You’ll start getting charged your monthly fee once you’re teamed. 

5. Weight loss journey begins

Time to kick-off your weight loss journey with your first club session. You’ll meet your coach and teammates and do your first weigh-in before hitting the pitch.

What the players think

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out what some of our players think.

Included in your membership

The Dugout

The Dugout is our member-only portal where you’ll find useful articles, recipes, and those all-important club stats.

Man v Fat Gym

We’ve got over 200 classes available on our member-only online gym to improve your fitness, flexibility and strength. Pilates, HIIT, tai chi: there’s something for everyone.

Mental Health Support

We work with Koa Health to bring you MAN v FAT Foundations: a digital tool to help you work through depression, anxiety, and stress using cognitive behavioural therapy-backed methods.

Medals, certificates and events

Win trophies and certificates to reward your progress both on the scales and the pitch, and take part in regular MAN v FAT Football events where we celebrate our members’ achievements.

A community of great guys

One of the best things about MAN v FAT Football is that we’re all in it together, so as well as chatting to the guys in your club, join our Facebook community to get support from MAN v FAT Football members nationwide.


We love building a community not only at sessions but through the year too. As a MAN v FAT member, you’ll get the chance to attend some incredible exclusive events that celebrate the best of MAN v FAT life!

important things to know


So how does it all work then? Our MAN v FAT rules document all you need to know about our rules and regulations, on and off the pitch.


We want our MAN v FAT clubs to be a welcoming and inclusive place to be. Take a look at our Code of Conduct to get an understanding of what’s expected of you when you come along to a session!


MAN v FAT is the place for you to improve your health and wellbeing. Before you get started, take a look at our Health Responsibility Statement to find out what we need from you as a MAN v FAT member.

Find a club near you

We’ve got clubs across the UK, so find one near you to get started with MAN v FAT Football.

Get the kit

Look the part on the pitch with our exclusive kit.


We love nothing more than getting the MAN v FAT Football community together for our special events. We’ve been lucky enough to host events at St. George’s Park, The National Football Museum, and the bet365 Stadium.

Check out what we’ve got on this year:

12 May

Amazing Losers

Some of the biggest losers in MAN v FAT history are invited to play with special guest managers at the home of Millwall FC. A massive celebration of some inspirational MAN v FAT members for all four corners of the UK.

12 May

National XIs Final

This is a culmination of an amazing season of 11-a-side competition, also held at Millwall FC.

1 June

Annual Awards

A night celebrating the achievements of our community at the National Football Museum. Find out soon who our host for 2024 will be!


National Tournament

Our small sided tournament returns in 2024, with MAN v FAT teams from across the country coming to Lilleshall.

Real men, real weight loss stories

We call them Amazing Losers, but you might know them as weight loss before and after stories. They’re motivating, honest, and there’s not a magic pill in sight.

The MAn v Fat pledge

We give you

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Start your fight against fat with man v fat football