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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

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Latest vacancies

Chantry Grasshoppers Under-13s are currently looking for additional players to add to their squad for their Suffolk Youth Football League team who currently play on Saturdays with a 10.30am kick-off. 

They currently play at Chantry Academy Sports Centre in Mallard Way, Ipswich IP2 9LR as their home venue, however this may be subject to change. 

They currently train on Thursdays at Gippeswyk Park from 7pm-8pm.

If interested, please contact Joshua Clarke via telephone on 07535 318984 or via email cjoshua133@gmail.com

 

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Woodbridge Town Under-10 Girls (U11s next season) are looking for some new players as they move into the 9-a-side format as U11s for the 2022-2023 season.

 

Payers must be in current school Year 4 or 5 going into Year 5 or 6 from September 1st 2022. 

 

They are a friendly team from a mix of local schools and would welcome any experienced new players. 

 

The squad train on Tuesdays in Woodbridge from 6pm-7pm and matches are on Sundays.

 

Contact Frankie Harvey-Smith on 07961 040725 for further details.

 

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New players are needed to joint Kirton Kestrels Under-13s (under 14s) next season.

The team are looking to push for promotion next season after a great end to the season just ended.

They train on Thursday evenings at Kirton Recreation Ground. Training will continue throughout close season.

Matches will be on Saturday mornings.

If interested, please contact Tyrell on 07793 000383 or email Tyrrellleeks@googlemail.com

 

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Maritime Under-13s (2022-23) are looking for an extra player to join their squad as they move to 11v11 format. 

The team are part of a friendly, well-structured club competing in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football League. 

Please email the club for further details maritimefc@protonmail.com

 

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Martlesham FC Under-12s are looking for some experienced players to join their U13s team for the 2022-23 season commencing in September.

Players would need to be in Year 8 or possibly year 7, depending on experience, come this September.

They will be running free trials to training and friendly games in May and June.

They play in Division Two of the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings and train once a week.

Home league games are played at Martlesham Rec.

Please contact the club secretary for details on 07912 660306 or via email simon.barber@bt.com

 

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Whitton United Under-9s (current school Year 4) are looking for players.

They have had spaces open up for a few new players join their competitive team.

They have a great bunch of lads who are all team players and keen to learn and progress next season.

They train on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm, location tbc, and play in the Suffolk Youth Football Gipping Development League.

Join them at training and s for pre-season friendlies.

Contact 07543 903415 for more information.

 

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Maritime Under-11s (2022-23) are looking for a goalkeeper. 

If you currently play as a keeper or are a boy or girl looking to play in that position, the team would love to hear from you. 

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

Please email the club for further details maritimefc@protonmail.com

 

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Debenham Youth Under-15s and U16s are looking for new players for the 2022-23 season.

If interested, please contact- Simon Sparrow on 07769 588630 or via email dyfcchair@gmail.com

 

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Ipswich Vale Exiles Under-13s are currently looking for players to add to their current squad moving into the new 2022-23 season.

 
P
ayers must be in current school Year 7 or 8 going into Year 8 or 9 from 01 Sept 2022. (DoB between September 1st 2008 and August 31st 2010).

 

They play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings at Bourne Vale and are a great bunch of lads.

 

The team train on Wednesday evenings from 7pm-8pm. 

 

If you are interested in joining, please contact either Dave Kingsbury on 07967 898377 or Paul Hutchings on 07949 647114 or via email hutchings_93@hotmail.com

 

 

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Sporting 87 Under-18s Thurlow Nunn are a team that play in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League, competing against the best young players in the region outside of the professional game.

Based in Bury St Edmunds, the team train at the Skyliner Leisure Centre in Bury each Wednesday and play their home fixtures in the league under floodlights at AFC Sudbury's ground on Thursday evenings.

They are looking for quality players to join an already talented squad ahead of the 2022-23 season.

For more information and details of their summer training sessions, contact team manager Julian Read on julianrobertread@gmail.com including your name, preferred position and age. 

 

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Needham Market Under-16s (Saturday team) are in need of a goalkeeper with experience for next season as they go into the U18s league.

Needham Market U16s have just finished second in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football League.

They train on Tuesdays at Needham Market and play on Saturdays.

Anyone interested please contact Simon on 07456 668866.

 

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Framlingham Town FC Under-10s are looking for some new players as they move into the 9-a-side format as U11s for the 2022-2023 season.

They currently have two teams in their age group and are looking to bolster both squads with some extra additions.

Framlingham FC is a fantastic club that offers youth and senior football.

The squad train on Tuesday evenings at Framlingham Sports Club, Badingham Road, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9HS. Training is on Tuesdays from 6pm-7pm and matches are on Saturdays.

Contact Ross Simarro on 07881 643802 or email ross.simarro@outlook.com for further details.

 

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Ipswich Vale Exiles Under-15s (Sundays) are looking for additional players to join their existing squad as they move to U16s for the 2022-23 season.

After their first season together from the merging of Footstars FC and Ipswich Exiles FC, the squad need to add and strengthen for next season. All positions are being looked at to add depth and competition.

The squad will be restarting training in late May or early June and this will run throughout the summer until the new season starts again in September.

Home matches are played at Bourne Vale Sports & Social Club, and training is held there and at Chantry Sports Centre, depending on the time of the year.

Any players who are interested in looking for a new team and would like to come for a trial, please contact manager Nathan Porter via email nathan1977@ymail.com or call 07780 664622 after 6pm.

 

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Wickham Market Knights Under-15s (2022-23 season) are looking for additional outfield players, either boys or girls, to boost their squad for the new season. 

They are looking for players with football experience who are currently in Year 9 and joining Year 10 in September 2022. 

They play 11-a-side football on Saturday mornings in Division Three of the Suffolk Youth Football League. Home games are played in Wickham Market and they train on Thursday evenings at 6pm at Wickham Market and then moving to a local winter training site. 

They are a friendly team of local players from a mix of local high schools and would welcome any experienced new players. 

If you are interested, please text or call Gavin Shaw on 07909 251060 to have a chat and arrange to go along to a training session.

 

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Coplestonian Tigers Under-9s (U10s next season) are looking to add players to their squad for next season. Players will need to be School Year 5 from September 2022.

They are a friendly development team that encourage their players to play passing football with confidence without fear or pressure.

Ideally they are looking for players with experience, but all players are very much welcome to come and have a trial. They are looking for players in all positions including a keen goalkeeper.

Coplestonians Tigers play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings and their home ground is Copleston High School, Copleston Road, Ipswich IP4 5HD. 

Training is on Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 7pm at the same site. 

If interested, please contact Jeremy Wilson on 07703 292998 or email: jeremyjwilson@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Coplestonian Under-12 Girls are looking for new players to add to their squad for the 2022-23 season at U13s.

They play on Sunday mornings in the Suffolk Girls’ and Women’s League with home matches at Copleston High School.

Training is on Wednesday nights from 6pm-7pm on the 3G pitch at Copleston.

If interested, please contact Nathan Laud on 07958 254890 or via email nathan@squashandstretch.co.uk

 

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Needham Market Phoenix Under-16s (Saturday team) are currently looking for some new players to boost their squad for next season (2022-23) as they enter U18s.

Training is on a Tuesday evening at Needham Market’s 3G pitch during the winter and at Crowley Park during the summer.

The team play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturdays and have just finished second in Division One (2021-22) and last season (2020-21) won the Division One league.

They are seeking players of a good standard/experience to help continue their progress/journey as they move up to the U18s.

Home games will be played on Saturdays at Needham Market. If you are interested in coming for a trial or need any other information, then please contact Simon Nunn on 07456 668866 or email him via nuttyspurs1@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Needham Phoenix Under-16s 2022-23 are looking for new players to bolster their squad ahead of next season.

They train on Tuesdays 7.30pm-8.30pm (winter training at Needham Market FC on the 3G pitch) and play matches on Sundays in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth Football League.

If interested, please contact Steffan Parker via steffanparker81@gmail.com or 07515 334589.

 

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If you have a child looking to get into football then St Johns Youth could be the club for you, as they are looking to expand their current Little Saints group for the 2022-23 season.

Potential players will need to be 5 years old, but not 6 years old before August 31st 2022.

The Little Saints offer a relaxed and fun environment all while learning the beautiful game, developing skills, confidence and team spirit.

Sessions take place at Ipswich Academy on Wednesday evening, 6pm to 7pm and are run by FA qualified coaches who all hold full DBS and First Aid certificates.

if you would like to know more or to come along to a taster session please contact the club at Stjohnsyouthfc@hotmail.com

 

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Needham Phoenix Under-8s are looking for new players as they move into the seven-a-side format as under-9s next season.

They train on Tuesday evenings at Needham Market Middle School ground from 5.30pm-6.30pm and matches are on Saturdays at 10am and 11am.

Contact Adam Thomas on 07834 228165 or via adamrthomas.264@gmail.com or Gav Griggs via gav1974@aol.com

 

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Wildcats Girls’ Football – club link Trimley Red Devils FC.

Girls Aged 5-12 years old of all abilities are welcome.

Venue: Kingsfleet Primary School, Felixstowe

Day: Tuesday

Time: 5pm-6pm

Please email info@xtratimesport.co.uk for more details on how to book on.

 

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Trimley Red Devils Under-13s are looking for extra players to join their existing team as they move to U14s next season.

They have a great group of players and after their first season of 11-a-side football are hoping to add some extra players to their squad who must be in current Year 8 or Year 7 at school.

They will be restarting training in May and this will run throughout the summer until the new season starts again in September.

This will be both football and fitness-based and will include their pre-season beach training.

If any players who are looking for a new challenge and would like to come along to their training sessions, please contact Chris West on 07958 268066 or via email we.are.trd@outlook.com

 

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Capel Plough FC require new players for next season’s Under-14s squad.

They play on Sunday mornings in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth Football League at Capel St Mary (IP9 2XA) usually kicking-off at 10.30am.

Training is on Thursday from 6pm-7pm.

If interested, please contact Jay on 07971 115157 or via email Jay.annie@live.com

 

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Debenham Youth FC Under-12s are looking for a goalkeeper who can start next season as part of their U13 team.

If you or anyone you know would be interested in joining then please contact Rob Kemp on 07867 564331 or via email  robertkemp78@googlemail.com

 

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AFC Harriers 

Thinking of a change? Looking for a new challenge?

AFC Harriers are a new Sunday side looking for a players to play on Sunday mornings.

They are an adult team in the Ipswich Sunday Football League.

Home games are at Claydon and Barham Recreation ground.

They start back on June 5th at Murray Road recreation park in Ipswich. 

If interested, please contact Richard Austin on 07506 864465.

 

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AFC Kesgrave Ladies are looking to add some additional players for the 2022-23 season.

They welcome any ladies who are over 16 of all abilities and ages who may be looking to get involved or are wanting a change.

Training is on a Thursday night from 7pm-8pm at Kesgrave High School on the all-weather pitch.

Match days are Sundays, usually with a 2pm kick off.

AFC Kesgrave ladies are a young, exciting team, with a really fun-loving bunch of ladies who enjoy having fun and playing football.

If interested or if you have any questions please get in touch with Jason on 07787 112560 or via email Jason.p.38@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Whitton United Whites Under-12s are stepping up to 11-a-side football next season and will become U13s.

They are looking for experienced players to add to their current successful squad, after a great 2021-22 season finishing second in Division Two and gaining promotion to Division One for the 2022-23 season.

The team play on Saturday Mornings at Whitton United Football Club, King George VI Playing Fields, Old Norwich Road, Ipswich in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

They welcome any interested players to join their training sessions and organised friendly games that they arrange.

The team train on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-7pm and may be longer during the pre-season period.

If interested, please contact Paul Hayward on 07799 592270 or via email 1974paulh@gmail.com

 

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Jaguar FC, who are based in Beccles, are looking for new players to add to their teams.

They will be holding open training sessions on Tuesdays throughout the summer at the Sir John Leman High School in Beccles.

Anybody is welcome to join them to train with this season’s U8s, U10s and U13s from 5pm-6pm and U12s and U13s from 6pm-7pm.

The teams play in the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth Football League on Sundays.

If interested, please contact Daniel on 07494 131928 or via email danielriches35@icloud.com

 

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Woodbridge Town Under-16s are in need of a goalkeeper for next season as they move up to U18 football in the 2022-23 season.

For more information please contact Theo on 07723 547084 or email theosims95@googlemail.com

 

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Coplestonians Tigers Under-14 (U15s next season) are looking to add players in a variety of positions to their squad for the next season.

They pride themselves on playing exciting passing football without fear. 

They have a great friendly team where they simply encourage the boys to play with confidence and always strive to create a positive, fun atmosphere without pressure.

The team play in the Suffolk Football League and will likely play in Division Three next season. 

Training is on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm-7.30pm at Copleston High School during Spring-Summer months and then Ipswich School Sports Centre throughout the winter. 

If Interested, please contact Anton Simmonds on 07730 711944 or email anton_simmonds@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Ransomes Under-13s are looking to increase their squad as they move up to 11-a-side next season.

This is open to both boys and girls who have played before.

The team trains on a Wednesday night from 6pm-7.15pm at Ransomes Sports Pavilion, behind Sidegate Lane Primary School in Ipswich.

They play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League, normally 10.30am kick offs.

The team has great backing from friendly parents, and very generous sponsors.

The facilities at Ransomes are fantastic, with a floodlit training area, and regularly maintained pitches.

So if you are looking for a new challenge or fancy a fresh start, please contact Jonty Boon, the manager, on 07507 784008 or Paul Philpott on 07342 195729.

 

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Players are required for a planned new women's football team in the Stowmarket area.

If you are interested please contact Stowmarketunited@gmail.com

 

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Felixstowe & Walton United FC Under-13 Girls are looking to grow their squad with new players for next season 2022-23 at 11-a-side so will be U14 girls.

They play their matches on Sunday mornings in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s League. 

Training is on a Monday 5pm-6pm in Felixstowe.

If interested, please contact Peter Brown on 07899 903998 or via email browny669@gmail.com

 

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Needham Phoenix Under-13 Girls (U14s next season) are moving to 11-a-side and are looking for players to join their existing team next season.

They are looking for players for their existing team and their new U12/U13 team (current school Years 6/7/8).

The girls have completed a successful first season together, and are looking to expand on this next season

They train on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-7.30 pm at Crowley Park and move to the 3G training over the winter months.

Please contact Gavin Gardiner on 07970 156635 or email needhamphoenixgirls@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

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Felixstowe & Walton Under-15s Reds (2022-23 season) are looking for new players to add and improve the existing squad for the 2022-23 season. 

Home games are on Saturdays in the Suffolk Youth Football League in Felixstowe and training on Wednesday evenings in Felixstowe. 

The club welcome interested players to join them in training sessions and friendly games arranged to the end of this season and will also be holding open sessions through the summer. 

If interested, please email Scott Dunne via sjd_sw@yahoo.co.uk or call 07790 820396.

 

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Coplestonians Lions Under-14s (U15s next season) are looking for players for next season.

The Lions are in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

They are a hard-working team who aim to play positive, passing football with confidence.

They aim to play as many games during the season as possible with plenty of friendlies on top of league and cup games.

Training is on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm-7.30pm at Copleston High School during Spring-Summer months and then Ipswich School Sports Centre throughout the winter.

The squad will be continuing to train and where possible get friendlies until the middle of May when they will then have a short break. 

Please contact Chris Cornish on 07921 154548 or email frontosafish@hotmail.com if you are interested.

 

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Claydon FC are looking to recruit players for next season at Under-15 level (current U14s).

Claydon are a charter standard club who provide a supportive and structured pathway to senior football. Coaches are FA qualified and CRB checked and facilities at the club are outstanding.

They are looking for three or four players - ideally with experience but not necessary - to fit in with their squad and work with their existing players. 

They are a team in transition and are ambitious about what they can achieve - they are looking for committed players to help bounce back from a season where a lack of numbers and injuries have prevented them from reaching their true potential. 

If you would like the opportunity to be part of this journey as part of the playing squad, please contact Trevor Standring on 07764 491393 or via email tms1001@yahoo.co.uk

 

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Kesgrave Kestrels Under-10 Blue are looking for a goalkeeper to join their team in readiness for the 2022-23 season when they will be U11s.

The team play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on a Saturday morning and train on a Tuesday evening, 5pm-6pm at Kesgrave High School.

If interested, please get in touch with Mark Lay on 07518 740187 or via email mark.lay@sky.com

 

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Chantry Grasshoppers Under-13s are looking for additional players to join their Suffolk Youth Football League Saturday morning team. 

If you have a son or daughter aged 12-13 years old but not before September 1st 202,2 then please contact Josh Clarke on 07535 318984. 

Training is held from 7pm-8pm at Chantry Academy Sports Centre every Thursday.

The team’s current home venue is still under discussion for next season. 

 

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Coplestonians Under-14 (U15s next season) are looking to add players in a variety of positions to their squad for the next season.

They pride themselves on playing exciting passing  football without fear. 

They have a great friendly team where they simply encourage the boys to play with confidence and always strive to create a positive, fun atmosphere without pressure.

The team play in the Suffolk Football League and will likely play in Division Three next season. 

Training is on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm-7.30pm at Copleston High School during Spring-Summer months and then Ipswich School Sports Centre throughout the winter. 

If Interested, please contact Anton Simmonds on 07730 711944 or email anton_simmonds@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Debenham Youth FC are looking to form an Under-18 side for the 2022-23 season.

They are looking for players aged 16 or 17 to join the club and be a part of the team.

If interested, please contact Rhys Tinson on 07534 464342 or via email rhystinson@googlemail.com

 

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Bramford Phoenix Under-14s, who play in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth Football League on a Sunday, are looking for a goalkeeper for next season.

Training is on a Wednesday evening and both training and matches are held at Bramford United’s ground.

If you know someone who would be interested, please email jayne7468@hotmail.com for further details.

 

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Claydon Tigers Under-18s are looking for players for the 2022-23 season.

They play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League, with home games on the senior pitch at the Blue Circle ground.

They are looking to build a competitive team for next season and players interested in trying out are invited to attend training on Monday evenings at the Blue Circle ground (IP6 0JX) from 7pm-8.30pm.

For further information, please contact Dave on 07733 333706 or via email Dwhite161077@gmail.com

 

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Great Blakenham Chequers are looking for new youth players to add to the below age groups.

If you are interested or would like any more information please contact Mark Mcardle on 07940 205640 or email gbcfcsecretary@gmail.com 

All matches are played on Saturday mornings and home games are played at Whitton Sports Centre.

 

Under-7s (under 8 next season) ⚽️

School Year 3 from September 2022.

A new team looking to bolster numbers.

Current training is Saturday mornings.

TBC moving forward.

 

Under-8s (under 9s next season)⚽️

Will be school Year 4 from September 2022.

Moving up to 7 v 7 football and looking for 4 players to  join existing two teams.  Training night Thursday.

 

Under-10s (under 11 next season)⚽️

School Year 6 from September 2022.

Team moving up to 9v9 football and looking for four new players to bolster numbers.

Training night Monday.

 

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Jaguar FC are looking to add to their U8, U10 and U13 teams.

They are based in Beccles at Sir John Leman High School and play in the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth Football League on Sundays.

If interested, please contact Daniel on 07494 131928 or via email danielriches35@icloud.com

 

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Woodbridge Under-13s Whites are looking to further increase the strength of the team following what they consider to be a very successful season in terms of player/team development.

The team’s coaches pride themselves on being able to get the maximum out of their players through designing fun, exciting and creative training sessions.

If you are looking for a chance to show off your skills and ability, come and have a trial session or maybe play in a friendly with the team and see if you like it.

They train on a Wednesday evening 7pm-8pm and play on a Saturday morning.

If you are interested and want to chat please contact Dan on 07591 340639.

 

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