Free Football Coaching Sessions For Young People

free football trining sessions for youths in London

free football trining sessions for youths in London

Teenagers and young people on Battersea’s Surrey Lane estate can take part in organised football coaching sessions on their brand new £30,000 floodlit astroturf pitch.

Staff in the council’s early intervention team have arranged free coaching sessions on the new pitch every Thursday between 7.30pm and 9pm. The sessions are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 17.

The new all-weather playing surface is sited near to Macey House and has replaced the previous tarmac covered ball games area. The £30,000 upgrade was carried out so that young people have a better and safer surface to play on.

And with the introduction of floodlighting, the young people can use the new sport facility for extended periods after the school day has ended.

Wandsworth’s cabinet member for housing Cllr Paul Ellis said: “Young people on the estate are making really good use of this astroturf pitch and it’s offering them a great place to have fun with their friends, keep fit and let off steam after school.

“The new playing surface is a vast improvement on the previous tarmac covered pitch and the floodlights mean it can be used much more widely all year round.”

Players wanted for successful Sunday Football Club in South London

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Westminster Wanderers are an established and successful Sunday League Club playing in and around Wandsworth and Merton. We are looking for ambitious new players for the 2014-15 season.

We welcome new players and the growth of the club, from one to four sides in a few years is because we are well organised and attract and retain good players.

We play in the Southern Sunday Football League. Our three league teams play to a high standard, train regularly and our home ground is on Tooting Common. Our Vet’s side plays friendly fixtures throughout the year in Battersea Park.

If you are a committed player who wants to be part of a successful club then please contact the Club Chairman Alex Aiken at westminsterwanderers@gmail.com or DM us on Twitter @WestminsterWFC

The club will be running training sessions during August on Tuesday and Thursday nights and plays 8aside on Monday evenings. New players are welcome to come to any of these sessions.

You can see more about Westminster Wanderers in the Southern Sunday Football League pages in the London section of Football Mitoo