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No, this service is provided free of charge to Suffolk FA affiliated clubs

The more information you can provide, the better. Please state the name of the team, the age group (if applicable), which league and division you play in, when and where you play, when and where you train and, most importantly of all, contact details.

Ideally, the full name of the person(s) who should be contacted and preferably both a convenient telephone number and email address

Your request will appear on not only this page on our website but will also be linked to our Facebook and Twitter feeds

This will depend upon the number of requests that we have received at that particular time. Sometimes requests can be posted the same day, but we usually receive most requests at the end of the season and prior to the start of the following season. At busy times it can take up to two weeks for your request to appear, so please be patient

Get In Touch

Email: nick.garnham@suffolkfa.com

Latest vacancies

Witnesham Wasps Umder-10s are looking for new players for the end of this season/start of next season.

They play on Saturdays and train on Wednesdays at Witnesham playing fields; however in the winter they will use Goals in Ipswich to train midweek.

All sessions are led by FA Level 2 qualified coaches, a very family friendly club looking for players who love football and want to improve.   

If interested please contact Gareth Morris on the following email address gcmorris77@hotmail.co.uk to discuss attending a taster session.

 

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Palgrave FC, a new men’s adult team on the Suffolk-Norfolk border near Diss, are looking for players aged 16+ to join for the 2021-22 season.

Pre-season training will start in July and they will be starting their first full season in the Barnes Print Central & South Norfolk League in September.

Home matches will be played at Palgrave Community Centre. 

If interested, please contact Brandon Mason via email brandon.mason65@aol.co.uk

 

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Chantry Grasshoppers FC Under-8s (season 2020-21) are looking for new players to join their current squad in readiness for the move up to 7-a-side football.

Players should ideally be in current school Year 3 (Year 4 from September).

If you know of anybody with children who would be interested please contact the club as they would ideally like to get them started on Thursday night training sessions ASAP.

Please contact Nick Ward on 07801 968655 or via the club E-mail froggernelaine@aol.com

Chantry Grasshoppers FC were awarded the 'FA Charter Standard Club' in October 2011.

 

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Framlingham Town Under-14s are looking for outfield players.

They play on a Saturday morning in the Suffolk Youth Football League and train on a Tuesday night.

Your child must currently be in Year 9 at school.

For more information please email Karl Holland at leeds905@hotmail.com

 

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Trimley Red Devils Youth FC are looking for players in the under-13s age group, current school Year 8.

They train Wednesday evening and play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

They have a well-established team who are looking to add to the squad.

The Under-7s, who are current school Year 2, will be joining the SYFL from September 2021 and are training and playing friendlies over the next few months in preparation.

If you are looking for a team which is part of a long standing club that prides itself on its tradition of good football, please contact Jason Alexander via trdyouthsecretary@gmail.com

 

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Felixstowe & Walton United Under-13s Reds are looking for additional players to join their well-structured squad as they finish the 2020-21 season and boost the squad for the 2021-22 season.

They play 11-a-side football on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Home games are played in Felixstowe and they train on Wednesday evenings, also in Felixstowe. 

If you are interested please email Scott Dunne via sjd_sw@yahoo.co.uk

 

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Holbrook Hornets are looking for new players.

They are a friendly community-club, operating 13 age ranges from Reception to Under-18s.  

The club were Highly Commended in the Suffolk FA ‘2020 Grassroots Club of the Year’ awards, with an Ethos of ‘football for all’ and inclusivity.

Players are needed in the following age groups:

Under 10s (Year 5 at school) – Goalkeeper needed.

Under 11s (Year 6 at school) - Outfield & Goalkeeper

Under 13s (Year 7 & 8 at school) – Outfield needed (Division Five team)

Training is on Thursday evenings at Holbrook Academy, Ipswich Road, Holbrook, IP9 2QX, just 10-15 minutes’ drive from Ipswich town centre. 

For more info, please email: Info@holbrookhornets.co.uk or visit the club website www.holbrookhornets.co.uk

 

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DAFA Youth FC will be looking for players for 2021-22 season.

As a club DAFA would like to create an under-8s team plus as age groups move up they need more players as formats change so will need bigger squads for most of the below age groups from September 2021:

 

U8s – 4 players needed (ISYFL) aged 8 after 1/09/21

U9s – 4 players needed (ISYFL) aged 9 after 1/09/21

U11s – 4 players needed (ISYFL) aged 11 after 1/9/21

U12s – 3 players needed (ISYFL) aged 12 after 1/9/21

U13s – 3 players needed (ISYFL) aged 13 after 1/9/21

 

DAFA are also after some coaches to help out next season if you would like to help out please contact Denis on 07752 7013620 or email denisangell1965@gmail.com

 

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Scole United Under-14s, who are based on the Suffolk-Norfolk border, are looking for outfield players of all abilities to join their team.

They play in the Norfolk Combined Youth League Division Two.

If interested, please contact Tim Chisman, the team manager, on 07718 235795 or via email ScoleUnitedTC@outlook.com

 

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Capel Plough Wolves Under-15s are looking for a goalkeeper to join their team in Division Two of the Suffolk Youth Football League.  

They play on Saturday mornings and train on Tuesday evenings.

If you are interested, please contact Adam on 07876 527089.

 

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Ipswich Valley Rangers FC are looking to recruit players at various ages.

IVR have teams from U8 up to U18 and are looking to recruit players for both the remainder of this season, and the 2021-22 season.

Do you want a new challenge, or are you looking to start your football journey?

The club are interested in players at all age groups, but especially the below current school years:

Girls in school Years 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7.

Boys in school Years 2, 3, 7, 10 & 11.

IVR also offer their Tiny Rangers coaching sessions for Boys and Girls from 4 years up to 7 years old.

Please email info@ivrfc.co.uk with players name, date of birth and parents’ contact details.

 

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Trimley Red Devils Under-12s are looking for players to add to their team.

They are looking to add extra players as they are moving to 11-a-side football. They will be hoping to trial new players and have as many practice matches as possible prior to the new season.

Players must be in current Year 7 (first year at high school) but they will also consider Year 6 children too who are of equal current squad ability levels.

The team play Division One football in the Suffolk Youth Football League and have a good team with a positive spirit amongst players and parents.

Anyone who is looking to play for a team which is part of a long-standing club that prides itself on its tradition of good football and has had many players go onto play at high levels of football including academy and professional levels should contact team manager Chris West via email We.are.trd@outlook.com for more information.

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Lakenheath Casuals FC are looking for players aged 18+ to go into the New Year for the remainder of the 2020-21 season.

They train on a Thursday Evening from 6.30pm-8pm at Lakenheath Pavilion, IP27 9AF.

Matches are played on Saturday afternoons in the Central & South Norfolk & Cambridgeshire Leagues.

If interested, please get in touch with Chris Hewett on 07540 279731.

 

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Colchester Town Girls’ Under-15 are looking for three players to join their well-established team who play in the Suffolk Girls' & Women's Football League on Sundays.

They train on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm-8:30pm and are a friendly, well-run team.

All sessions are led by FA qualified coaches who have a wealth of experience in coaching and developing players.

 If you’re interested, then please contact Chris Clark on 07522 521990 or Chris.col_town_girls@yahoo.com

 

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Capel Plough Wolves Under-15s are looking for a goalkeeper to join their team in the Suffolk Youth Football League Division Two.  

They play on Saturday mornings and train on Tuesday evenings.

 

If you are interested please contact Adam Youngs on 07876 527089 or adam.youngs@outlook.com

 

 

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Great Blakenham Chequers are still looking for a couple of players to add to both their U8 and U9 sides.

Both teams play on Saturday mornings, kick-off 10 30am, at Great Blakenham recreation ground and train on Monday evenings 6pm-7pm.

For more details contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or via email gbcfcsecretary@outlook.com

 

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Thurston Youth Under-13 Girls are looking for a goalkeeper to complete their squad.

The girls play league matches on Sunday mornings, in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s Football League.

 If your daughter is interested, please contact dominic.rolingson@hotmail.co.uk, or call on 07767 114533.

 

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Martlesham Youth Hurricanes Under-13s are looking for additional players to join their team.

They currently play in Division Four in the Suffolk Youth Football League on a Saturday morning and train on a Monday evening.

If you are interested in playing football and are in Year 8 at school from September 2020, please contact Steve at martleshamyouthfootball@yahoo.co.uk for further details.

 

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Eye Saints Under-15s are urgently looking for new players to take part in the Suffolk Youth League Division Two.

If you are interested please contact Martin Chambers on 07711 021291, or on chambers82@btinternet.com

 

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Capel Plough Wolves Under-15s are looking for a goalkeeper and outfield player to join their team who play in the Suffolk Youth League Division Two.  


They play on Saturday mornings and train on Tuesday evenings from 6pm-7.30pm.

If you are interested please contact Adam Youngs on 07876 527089 or via email adam.youngs@outlook.com

 

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Capel Plough FC Girls’ Under-15 team are looking for players who are currently in school Year 9 or 10.

They train on Tuesdays in Capel St Mary and games are played on Sundays in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s Football League.

Please contact Ricky Clay, who is the manager, on 07963 560102 or via email clayricky@msn.com 

 

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Long Melford Colts Under-13s Whites are looking to recruit a goalkeeper for this season.

If you child loves football and would be interested in joining their team, please contact Darrin on 07866 936016 or email dawne20@yahoo.co.uk

 

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Great Blakenham Colts are looking to add a couple of players to their Under-9 team (school Year 4) for the coming season.

No experience is necessary - they are looking for players who just want to get involved and enjoy the game.

Games are played on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

For more details contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or via email gbcfcsecretary@outlook.com

 

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Bury Town Girls are looking for players in school Years 3, 4, 6, 7, 10 and 11.

If you are interested please contact Jason via jason@burytownfc.co.uk

 

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Chantry Grasshoppers Under-11s are on the lookout for three or four new players aged school Year 6.

Training is on a Thursday night 7pm-8pm at Chantry Academy with games on a Saturday morning in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Please contact Tom Rumsey on 07885 581154 for more information.

 

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Ransomes Under-11s are looking for a few new players, ideally with experience in playing.

They play on a Saturday morning in the Suffolk Youth Football League and train on a Wednesday night 6pm-7pm at Ransomes sports pavilion on Sidegate Avenue Ipswich.

The manager and coach are both FA Level 1 qualified.

If interested in joining a friendly team contact Lee on 07841 472418 or email leeham2@msn.com

 

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AFC Kesgrave Under-11 Blues are looking for one or two new players in school Year 6, to complement their current squad for the new season.

They play on Saturday mornings in the Stour Division of the Suffolk Youth Football League.  

They are a friendly social team who train on Tuesday evenings.

For more details please contact Rik Foreman on 07903 198192 or via email rik.afckesgrave@gmail.com

 

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Stowmarket Town Youth are looking for a coach to assist their Saturday Club which is for children aged between four and seven.

The Saturday club is to provide the basics of football in a fun way and get the older children ready for fixtures when they start in the U7 leagues and festivals.

The club runs all year from 9:30am to 10:30am on Saturday mornings at Chilton Primary School, Stowmarket.

If you are interested please email Stowmarket Town Youth Secretary Mandy Smith on bluebyrd555@hotmail.com.

 

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Bourne Vale Youth Football Under 16s (current year 11) are looking for a couple of more players along with an experienced goalkeeper for the new season.

Training is on Thursday evenings and matches are played on Saturday mornings.

Training and home matches are played at Bourne Vale Social Club in Ipswich (IP2).

The club is Charter Standard with all coaches and helpers fully CRB checked.

The club is also working to all Covid-19 guidelines and in line with FA regulations.

If interested please message Gareth Bell on 07395 111630 for more details.

 

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Needham Market Youth Under-9s (school Year 4) are looking for players to add to their squad for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

They train on a Tuesday evening and play on a Sunday in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth Football League, with home games at the old Needham Market Middle School Field.

They offer a friendly but competitive environment where players can develop, with FA Level 1 standard of coaching.

If you are interested please contact Gavin Griggs at nmpyfc@gmail.com 

 

 

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Needham Market Youth FC Under-7s (school Year 2) are looking for players to add to their squad for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Training evening TBC and play on a Sunday in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth Football League, with home games played at the old Needham Market middle School field.

They offer a friendly but competitive environment where players can develop, with FA Level 1 standard of coaching.

If you are interested please contact Gavin Griggs at nmpyfc@gmail.com 

 

 

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Cornard Dynamos Under-9 Blues are looking for a goalkeeper as they move into 7v7 for the 2020-21 season. 

They offer the opportunity to join a friendly and passionate club with fully qualified coaches. 

Training is normally on Saturdays and matches on Sunday in the Colchester and District Youth league.

Players will need to be current school Year 4 or possibly below.

Please send your child’s name, age and football experience to Richard Hibbert on 07968 322660 or email via hibbert.rich@gmail.com

 

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Capel Plough Wolves Under-15s 
are looking for a goalkeeper to join their team in Suffolk Youth Football League Division Two.  

They play on Saturday mornings and train on Tuesday evenings 6pm-7.30pm.

If you are interested please contact Adam Youngs via email adam.youngs@outlook.com or call on 07876 527089.

 

 

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Kesgrave Town Under-13s (school Year 8) are looking for one more player to add to their squad for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

They train on a Wednesday evening and play on a Saturday morning in the Suffolk Youth Football League Division Three, with home games at Farlingaye High School.

They offer a friendly but competitive environment where player development is at the forefront of our ethos with FA Level 2 standard of coaching.

If you are interested please contact Tom Ashcroft at tom.ashcroft7779@gmail.com

 

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Ransomes Under-11s are looking for a goalkeeper to join their friendly team.

They play on a Saturday morning and train on a Wednesday night 6pm til 7pm at Ransomes Sports Pavilion on Sidegate Avenue.

Both manager and coach are F.A level 1 qualified. If you are interested please contact Dave Holder on 07725 178180 or via email noddyh73@gmail.com or Lee on 07841 472418.

 

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Kesgrave Kestrel ladies are looking for new players and an assistant manager to join their team.

They will be training on Thursdays at Gainsborough sports centre between 7-8pm. Training hasn’t started yet but is expected to commence soon.

Games will be on Sunday’s at 2pm and their home games will be played at the Millennium Field in Kesgrave but this is subject to change.

If you are interested please contact Michael Garnham on 07791 873068 or via email drilling@gbscontracts.co.uk

  

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AFC Kesgrave Under-9s (Reds and Blues) require players for their 7-a-side team for this season.

They play in the Suffolk Youth Development U9 league and home matches are Saturday mornings at Kesgrave High School.

Training takes place on Wednesdays from 6pm-7pm at Kesgrave Community Centre.

If you would like to join a fun, friendly club with a culture of wanting players to have fun whilst developing football skills, please contact Mark Barham on 07918 900268 or via email mark.2.barham@bt.com or Tom Boutell on 07719 855340 or via email tabproperty@Hotmail.co.uk

 

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Mildenhall Town Ladies are looking for a new goalkeeper.

They play in the Cambridgeshire Championship, South Division, with games on Sundays and training on Tuesdays.

Matches are usually played at Mildenhall Town FC ground or in Lakenheath.

If you are aged 16 or over and are interested, please contact Lydia Vince via email lydia.vince@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Capel Plough Under-8s and Under-9s are both looking for one or two more players.

They train on Friday evenings 6.30pm - 8.00pm at the Capel playing field.

Please contact Marc Dawson on 07799 382656 or email via marc.capelploughfc@gmail.com 

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