Women's & Girls Football

Staff

Head of Women’s & Girls Football – Martina Heath mheath@saintsfc.co.uk
Girls Technical Director – Lois Fidler lfidler@saintsfc.co.uk 

Trials

Trials for the Regional Talent Club are hosted on an annual basis in June. The trial process is open for all female players eligible for the programme. For information of trials for the 2017/18 season please email Head of Women’s & Girls Football Martina Heath at mheath@saintsfc.co.uk

 

How can I take part or play football?

Saints Foundation Women and Girls Programme

The Saints Girls Football Project forms part of the Premier League Girls Football Programme, which was launched in 2013 with the aim of driving up female participation in football. Currently delivered within eight schools across the region, their programme provides girls over the age of 14 and of all abilities, with the opportunity to play regular competitive football, whilst having fun and keeping fit with their friends.

From January 2016, all attendees will also be able to join two community clubs delivered by the Saints Foundation, whilst more advanced players will also be invited to join a Development Centre session, delivered in partnership with Southampton FC’s Girls Regional Talent Club.
View the timetable here or for further information please contact Robert Pearce by emailing rpearce@saintsfc.co.uk

School
There are opportunities available for girls to play within your school – contact your PE department, in addition to The FA’s Team Sixteen Programme available to secondary schools.
Hampshire Schools Football Association also provides an opportunity of representative football for females from the age of 14 years. For further information please visit their website Hampshire Schools Football Association or contact Hampshire Schools FA Secretary George Newton by emailing george.newton1@ntlworld.com  

Clubs
Whether you have played football before or are new to the game, many clubs within and around the Southampton area offer girls football or an opportunity to play mixed football. For further details on how to find a club please contact Ellie.Hellyer@Hampshirefa.com

Leagues
Within Hampshire there are many opportunities for teams to play girls football, please see below links for girls leagues:
1. Southampton & District Girls Football League
2. Winchester & District Girls Football League
3. New Forest Girls Football League

FA Skills
The FA Skills programme is a unique football coaching programme that gives 5-11 year olds of all abilities the opportunity to get active, learn new football skills and enjoy the game. For more information please visit faskills.thefa.com