FA Skills

Under 16s

There are so many exciting opportunities for young players to get into the local grassroots game.

From Mini-Soccer for youngsters taking their first steps in the game, to Wildcats Mini Soccer Centres for those who don’t want the commitment of joining a club.

The Lionesses recent successes really captured the attention and hearts of the nation and the bronze medal-winning Lionesses spoke of inspiring the next generation and creating a legacy.

Check out all the opportunities below to get involved in the local game.

Get in touch

Helen Edwards 

Football Development Officer (Women & Girls)

T: 0191 3872928 (Option 4 then Option 3)

E: Helen.Edwards@DurhamFA.com



Girls across the county will be provided with increased opportunities to play football after a new nationwide participation programme was announced.

Durham FA Girls Player Development Centre

durham fa girls player development centre


The Player Development Programme provides opportunities for female footballers aged 7–15 years. All players who attend the Player Development Programme must play as part of a grassroots club; however this is not a prerequisite as support in finding a club can be provided. The Player Development Programme allows players the opportunity to receive 1.5 hours additional coaching per week.

Players take part in a comprehensive technical and tactical training programme covering all areas and concepts of the England DNA.

For more information please click on the link below.

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