Our main aim is to raise participation across all levels of the female game and there are various opportunities for females to get involved within football in Suffolk as a player, coach, referee, young leader or as a volunteer.
We deliver a varied programme of events to girls’ and women across Suffolk which includes the following:
Girls’ & Women’s Football Forums
Girls’ Schools Leagues
4v4 Girls’ Festivals
Girls’ Football Turn Up & Play Projects
Female Suffolk Sixes
Ladies 'Kick Yourself Fit' projects
Girls’ Specific School-Club Links Programme
In addition to the grassroots opportunities available to girls in the county, those players wanting to further develop their skills are catered for within Girls Player Development Centres around the county.
Suffolk also has a Girls' and Women’s league, which enables players over the age of 16 the chance to play in a safe and friendly environment.
KBB Suffolk Girls and Women's Football League
KBB Suffolk Girls and Women's Football League caters for girls teams from under 10s to under 17s. Under 10s have the option of playing 5-a-side or 7-a-side. U15s, U16s, and U17s can play 5-a-side, 7-a-side or 9-a-side. Players aged 15 or older can play 11-a-side.
KBB Suffolk Girls & Women's Football League, which has been approved as a Charter Standard League, now has over 500 registered players.
Registered KBB Suffolk Girls & Women's Football League Clubs:
Bacton United W
Brantham Athletic W
Copleston Girls WG
Cornard Dynamos WG
East Bergholt United
Ipswich Valley Rangers
Lawshall & Cockfield
Long Melford WG
St Benets Wasps
Witnesham Wasps WG
KBB Suffolk Girls & Women's Football League
Looking For Volunteers!
The Suffolk Girls & Women’s Football League has been awarded Charter Standard League status and is actively recruiting volunteers for the forthcoming season as part of the league development plan.
There has never been a better time to get involved with the beautiful game as women’s football in Suffolk continues to grow. Is anyone within your club looking for a new challenge within football? Looking to coach or volunteer within the game? Please get in touch with the league all contacts are at the bottom of the page.
Ipswich Town Women.
ITWFC first team play in the South Eastern Combination League.
Haverhill Rovers Ladies, Ipswich Wanderers, Whitton United Ladies & Woodbridge Town Ladies.
Haverhill, Ipswich Wanderers, Whitton United Ladies & Woodbridge all compete in the Eastern Regional Women’s League.
Bungay Town Ladies, Swanton United, Waveney Ladies & Exning Ladies
Bungay & Swanton United play in the Norfolk Womens League Division 1 & Waveney are in Divison 2. Exning play their football in the S-Tech Cambridgeshire Women's League.
West Suffolk College Girls, Suffolk New College Ladies & University Campus Suffolk Women
West Suffolk College & Suffolk New College both play under the British Colleges Sport structure & University Campus Suffolk are part of the British Universities & Colleges Sport structure.
Suffolk Representative Ladies Team
Suffolk Ladies Rep Team compete in the East Anglian Counties Championship.
Girls and Women's Events
Suffolk FA currently offer a variety of events and courses aimed at developing both girls' & women's football. Full details of upcoming Suffolk F.A and local club events and tournaments are listed below:
Girls' Football Turn Up & Play Courses........
Coming soon to Leiston, Haverhill & one other destination in Suffolk.
4 v 4 Festival Roadshows:
KBB Suffolk Girls and Women's League have started to hold various 4 v 4 girls' football festival events during the 2012-13 season and if you are interested in attending please get in contact!
Ladies Kick Yourself Fit Sessions coming soon....
'Female Friendly Coaching Courses'
Suffolk F.A are currently offering 'female friendly' coaching courses in an attempt to attract more female coaches to the game.
We offer places on 2 Level 1 Courses and 2 Level 2 Courses per season as 'female friendly' in order for women to further develop their skills in a more comfortable environment as we appreciate that some women find an all male environment intimidating.
Suffolk F.A are currently recruiting both male and female referees interested in officiating in the girls' & women's game.
Football Development Suffolk FA
FA Skills Coach (Ipswich) & Suffolk Football Association's Girls Player Development Centre Manager
Suffolk Girls' and Women's Football League Secretary
Suffolk Girls' and Women's Football League Chairman/Charter Standard Co-Ordinator
CLUBS CAN CONTACT YOUR AREA OFFICER
WEST- Nathan French - Football Development Officer. Tel: 07432 735987 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EAST- Phil Woolnough- Football Development Officer. Tel: 07432 735961 Email: email@example.com
IPSWICH- James Payne- Get into Football Officer. Tel: 07432 735984 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WOMEN'S FOOTBALL- Sue Wells Tel: 07432 735960 Email: email@example.com