YOUR PLATFORM TO SUCCESS.
The first years of a player's football journey are amongst the most important. It's during these years that most discover their love for the game, develop their skills and create some of the first football memories.
Our job is to help support you, or your child, along this journey and provide the perfect platform for their career in football.
Find out more below about all the local opportunities for boys aged 5-16 to get involved in the game.
Developed for children aged 6-10, Mini-Soccer aims to represent the best features of the modern game whilst meeting the needs of developing youngsters. It's all above giving children more touches of the ball and a chance to understand the laws, develop their skills and fitness and, most importantly, enjoy a format of the game that's designed with them in mind.Key points of Mini-Soccer:
- For teams from U7s to U11s
- Pitch and ball sizes differ according to age group of players
- Goal size is 12ft x 6ft for all ages
- Leagues are structured but focus on participation rather than competition
- Fixtures are generally played on a weekly basis on Saturday mornings
The FA Lidl Skills is a unique football coaching programme that gives 5-11s of all abilities the opportunity to get active, learn new football skills and enjoy the game.It provides after-school football coaching, holiday football coaching and also works within primary schools providing specialist football coaching.Find out more about The FA Lidl Skills and how you can get involved.