Roar like the Lionesses: All the clubs offering girls’ and women’s football across the area...

Thursday 4th August 2022 10:24 am
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Leah Williamson and Millie Bright of England lift the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Trophy after their sides victory during the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 final match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on July 31, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Lynne Cameron - The FA/The FA via Getty Images)
Leah Williamson and Millie Bright of England lift the UEFA Women’€™s EURO 2022 trophy at Wembley (The FA via Getty Images )

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The FA wants to get 120,000 more girls playing football on the back of the Lionesses’ Euro 2022 win – and for those seeking to lace up locally,  the Herald has compiled a list of girls’ teams in the area.

Following the England women’s team’s victory at Wembley last Sunday, even the Queen announced the side has “set an example that will be an inspiration for girls and women today, and for future generations”.

And the FA now plans to get 120,000 more girls playing football in wake of the Lionesses’ success, unveiling plans to boost grassroots football and inclusion over the next 18 months.

But handily for girls and women looking to join a football club locally, there are already many existing options, some of which are:

Weetabix Wildcats programme

Non-competitive programme for children aged five to 11 to start playing football for fun (run by the FA).

Badshot Lea FC

  • Little Strikers (mixed ages 4-7)
  • Year R-6
  • Badshot Lea Ladies’ Team

Email [email protected] or (for ladies’ football) [email protected]

See club website for more contacts.

Alton Town

  • U8, U10, U12, U14, U16
  • Senior age groups (Hampshire County Women’s Football League)

Email: Andy Walker at [email protected]

Farnham Town FC

  • Mini monsters (mixed ages 4-6)
  • Girls’ development programme year R-6
  • JPL League team U14/U16

Email: [email protected] (mini monsters) or [email protected] (U7-U17s)

Bourne Blades

  • Girls U7-U13
  • Women’s team

For the girls’ team, email [email protected] or call 07734 406579

For other enquiries, find the chairman and secretary’s contact details at bourneblades.co.uk

Haslemere Town FC

  • Mini kickers (Year R-1 age- mixed or girls only)
  • Girls’ teams U6-17 YFC

Call: 07853 124275 (mini kickers) or 07766 082968 (girls’ YFC), or email the club secretary at [email protected]

Liphook United

  • Ladies’ team

Email [email protected] or the ladies’ team manager at [email protected]

See website for contacts.

Churt Girls Football Club

  • Churt Ladies
  • Teams U7-U15
  • Development sessions: Year 1- Year 9 age

Elstead Sharks FC

  • Mixed teams: Reception-U18, no trials
  • Girls’-only teams: U11-U14, no trials

See website for contacts.

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