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DURHAM FA WOMEN AND GIRLS FOOTBALL OFFER

Check out everything Durham FA has to offer for Women's & Girl's Football!

DURHAM FA WOMEN AND GIRLS FOOTBALL OFFER

Women and Girls football in England continues to grow and on the back of the Women’s UEFA European Championships which take place in England this summer, there has never been a better time to get involved in the game whether that is as a player, coach or referee.

Below we have various FA programmes and events which are currently available for women and girls to join and take part in.

For more information on opportunities around Women and Girls Football please email Helen.Edwards@DurhamFA.com or Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com

Let Girls Play

#LETGIRLSPLAY

Building on the momentum of the UEFA Women’s Euros which takes place this July in England, the FA has launched the new #letgirlsplay initiative which looks to get girls and women playing football. As a result, we have several grassroots clubs who are looking to start a female section at their club or grow their current female offer at their club who are running taster sessions for girls and women throughout July 2022. To find your nearest session which is taking place near you please click here

Squad Goals

SQUAD GIRLS

This is a new programme devised by the FA to provide girls between the ages of 12-14 a fun, relevant and engaging recreational offer that allows them to develop themselves as much as their football skills in a safe, inclusive environment. We currently have three Squad Girl providers who run weekly sessions throughout the County. To find and book onto your nearest session please click here or email Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com

Weetabix Wildcat

WEETABIX WILDCATS

Weetabix Wildcats sessions are non-competitive football for girls aged 5-11 years who want to give it a go for the very first time or want to play with other girls their own age. Most importantly, Weetabix Wildcats is all about having loads of fun and meeting new amazing friends. We currently have 41 Weetabix Wildcat providers who run weekly sessions throughout the County. To find and book onto your nearest session please click here or email Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com

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DURHAM FA GIRLS SUMMER CAMP

On Thursday 18th August and Friday 19th August between 9am-3pm Durham FA will be hosting a Girls Football Summer Camp at Riverside Sports Complex for girls aged 6-11 years to attend. If you would like to book your daughter onto the camp then please click here

Durham FA Girls PDC

DURHAM FA GIRLS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

The Durham FA Girls Player Development Centre runs on a Friday evening at the Riverside Sports Complex Chester le Street. It caters for U11-U16 girls who also continue to play for their Grassroots Football Club; last season we engaged 90 females in the programme.
The programme offers an opportunity for girls to receive additional coaching to support their on-going development. The sessions are age appropriate whilst being engaging and challenging. All of the coaches who lead the sessions are Level 2, 3 or A Licensed.
We will be releasing the details of our Girls Player Development Centre for the 22-23 season shortly. Information will be available on our website and on our social media channels when details have been confirmed. If you would like further information or would like to register your interest for your daughter to attend next season then please email Sophie.Hughes@DurhamFA.com

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DURHAM FA U15'S GIRLS 7V7 TOURNAMENT

On Sunday 3rd July 2022 Durham FA organised an U15’s Girls 7v7 tournament at Riverside Sports Complex involving 12 teams from across the North East.
After an exciting final played in good spirits by both teams Gateshead Leam Rangers came out on top as 2-0 winners and took home the Durham FA U15’s Girls 7v7 Trophy for July 2022.

DCFA Girls Summer Football 2022

DURHAM FA GIRLS MINI SOCCER SUMMER EVENT

We are organising a Durham FA Girls Mini Soccer Summer Event on Wednesday 3rd, 4th & 5th August 2022 for girls teams playing U7’s, U8’s, U9’s & U10’s in Season 22-23. The event will take place on the 3G pitch at Riverside Sports Complex in Chester Le Street. This is an ideal opportunity to introduce your new Under 7's to organised games (All players must be at least 6) as well as Under 9's playing in the 7v7 format for the first time. For Under 8's and Under 10's this is a brilliant opportunity to play in friendly fixtures in a safe and controlled environment in preparation for the new season.

To enter your team please complete our online form here

U14s U15s Sunday League

DURHAM FA GIRLS 11v11 SUNDAY LEAGUES

New for Season 22-23 is the introduction of the Durham FA U14’s & U15’s Girls Sunday League. 15 teams have entered over the two age groups. Applications are still open for new teams to enter therefore for more information please email Mark.Smith@DurhamFA.com or phone 0191 3872929 (Option 2, Option 2).

Womens Rec Centre

WOMEN'S RECREATIONAL CENTRES

Whether you're a Mam, an Auntie or a friend and fancy giving football a go for the first time or would love to get back into the game, we have three women’s recreational football sessions available for you to get involved regardless of your ability, age or fitness levels which currently take place in Hebburn, Gateshead and Chester le Street. For session information including information on how to book, please click here

Womens Rec Tournament

WOMEN'S RECREATIONAL TOURNAMENT

On Sunday 19th June Durham FA ran their first Women’s Recreational Football Tournament at Maiden Castle in Durham which saw over 90 women take part on the day. Players for the event included women who had never played football before as well as women who were looking to get back into the game after a number of years out the game. It was great to see so many women of all ages take part in the event, see them enjoying playing football and see so many of their family members on the side-lines' cheering them on.

If you would like more information on Women’s Recreational Football and the sessions available for you to join please click here

Womens Rec League

WOMEN'S RECREATIONAL LEAGUE

Building on the success of our recent Women’s Recreational Football Tournament, Durham FA are setting up a monthly women’s recreational league which will take place once a month for non-affiliated players to take part in from October 2022. The league will be 7v7 and will run once a month where teams will play a minimum of two games a month against other women’s recreational teams in the County. To find out more information on the league, please email Helen.Edwards@DurhamFA.com

Womens League

DURHAM FA WOMEN'S LEAGUE

The Durham County FA Women’s League continues to grow from strength to strength with 27 teams entering for Season 22-23. This will see the League split into three divisions; League One, League Two and Development Division ensuring that the League caters for all abilities. To keep up to date with the League for Season 22-23 please click here. Applications are still open for new teams to enter therefore for more information please email Mark.Smith@DurhamFA.com or phone 0191 3872929 (Option 2, Option 2).

Female Coach Dev

FEMALE COACH DEVELOPMENT GROUP

During the course of season 2021-22, Durham County FA have delivered three free Female Only Coach Development Events that have been really well received, with over 55 female coaches engaging in CPD. The aim of the group is to provide a safe environment for female coaches to learn and grow as well as giving them the opportunity to network and learn from other female coaches within the County. We will be delivering 4 Female Coach Development Group CPD events for season 2022-23 on the following dates; Monday 3rd October 2022, Wednesday 7th December 2022, Thursday 2nd February 2023 & Tuesday 25th April 2023. To register your name for the programme and receive information on the up and coming CPD events please click here.

Female Referee Course

FEMALE ONLY REFEREE COURSE

Durham FA will be running a Female only referees course at Brinkburn CA, South Shields on Wednesday 10th August (6-9pm) and Thursday 11th August (9am-5pm) for females aged 14+. For more information on the course, please contact Sebastian Stockbridge via email Sebastian.Stockbridge@DurhamFA.com