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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


Framlingham Town Under-13s (U14s next season) are looking for an experienced goalkeeper to help the team challenge for promotion from Division Five of the Suffolk Youth Football League.

They play on Saturday mornings and train on Wednesday evenings from 5.45pm-7pm at the club’s excellent Badingham Road facilities in Framlingham.

They are having an open training session on May 29th so please get in touch and come along!

Please contact the team's UEFA 'C' qualified Coach, Richard Harrison, by emailing richard@richwords.co.uk or calling/messaging 07786 930 674.

 

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Felixstowe & Walton United Under-14 Whites 2024-25 season are looking to add new players to their squad. 

They play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on a Saturday morning and will be playing in Division Four next season.

They will be holding an open training session on Sunday, May 26th from 10am-11.30am at Langley Avenue Playing Field, Felixstowe.

If you wish to attend, please contact Stuart Gordon on 07453 963697 or email flashski@hotmail.com

 

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Needham Market Phoenix Under-14s are on the lookout new players.

They are currently setting up two two teams (Blacks & Reds) and entering the Colchester & District Youth League for the 2024-25 season in September for the first time having previously played in the Ipswich & Suffolk youth League.

Ideally experience is preferred but as they look to build new teams all enthusiastic players will be given an opportunity for a trial. Fixtures will be played on Sunday mornings in this league which spans over three divisions currently.

Their training pitch is based at the fantastic facilities at Needham Market Football Club at Bloomfields on the 3G pitch.

Training is generally held on Tuesday evenings, and matches are held at Crowley Park or within the area going into next season.

Needham Market offer a fantastic set up which could see players go further with the club into adult football.

Please contact Paul on 07799 592270 or email 1974paulh@gmail.com for further details.

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Framlingham Town FC Under-12 Knights are looking for further established players to join the already talented squad for the 2024-25 season to play in either Division One or Division Two of the Suffolk Youth Football league.

 

- Training led by experienced UEFA qualified coaches

- Opportunities to play and progress to the EJA leagues with affiliated Clubs

- Links with Professional clubs, with a number of the players already within their systems.

- A supportive welcoming environment for players to develop and thrive

- Play at a club with great Facilities 

- Pathway to the Thurlow Nunn Football League 

 

If you're eager to be part of the journey as the team transition to 11-a-side, now's your chance! Trials will be held in June/July. Current school Year 7s to apply

Contact the club’s Head of Youth Football, Ross Simarro, for more information on 07881 643802 or email ross.simarro@outlook.com

 

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Felixstowe & Walton United Under-11s Whites for the 2024-25 season are looking to add some new players to their squad as they enter 9-a-side football.

They will be holding an open training session on Thursday, May 23rd & 30th between 6pm and 7pm.

Anyone wishing to attend should please contact Chris Ray on 07496 836151.

 

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Woodbridge Town Under-12s who are moving into U13s and 11v11 football next season are looking for new players for the 2024-25 season.

They play in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football league and play matches on a Saturday morning.

Training is on Wednesday nights at Kesgrave High School 7pm-8pm.

If interested, please contact Jon on 07837 224865.

 

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Stanton Youth FC - Join their new U9s football team!

The club are excited to announce that their new U9s team for next season is on the lookout for new players to join the squad.

If you're aged 8 and in Year 3 at school, love the game, and want to develop your skills in a supportive environment, they would love to hear from you!

Here's why you should join:

 

  • Professional coaching tailored to your age and skill level.
  • Fun and inclusive team environment.
  • Opportunities to improve your game and make new friends.
  • Playing Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.
  • Currently training Saturday mornings 10am-11am, will move to midweek Training on Tuesday evenings 6pm-7pm once season has started.
  • Home matches and training will be at the Recreation Ground, Stanton, IP31 2BX

 

Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting out, everyone is welcome! Parents, if your child has a passion for football and you want them to be part of a supportive team, contact the club today.

To learn more simply contact the club via email stantonfcjuniorreds@outlook.com or call Gary Newman on 07796 930809.

 

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Wildcats are coming to Framlingham.

Framlingham Town FC in partnership with Premier Education are looking to welcome girls from the age of 5 to 11 to their Wildcats training sessions.

Whether new to the game or wanting to learn new skills, the Wildcats programme will provide a friendly and welcome environment to learn.

Sessions are held on Wednesday from 5pm-6pm at Framlingham Town FC, Badingham Road in Framlingham.

To book please click here

For further information please contact Matt Aldis via email maldis@premier-education.com

 

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Copleston Girls’ Under-11s (next season) are looking for enthusiastic girls for all positions including a goalkeeper.

Players will need to be in school Year 5 or 6 from September.

The team play in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s League on Sundays, with home games normally a 10.30am kick off at Copleston High School. 

Training is currently on a Wednesday night between 6pm and 7pm.

For further information please contact Ben Cole on 07876 448990 or email Ben_cole19@hotmail.com

 

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Woodbridge Town Under-12s who are moving into U13s and 11v11 football next season are looking for new players for the 2024-25 season.

 They play in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football league and play matches on a Saturday morning.

Training is on Wednesday nights at Kesgrave High School 7pm-8pm.

If interested, please contact Jon on 07837 224865.

 

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Stowmarket Town Under-10s Hornets are looking to add one or two players to their existing squad as they progress into 9-a-side football for the 2024-25 season as U11s. 

Players must be current school Year 5.

The team play on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Training is on Tuesdays 5pm-6pm at Stowmarket Town FC or Chilton Primary School, Stowmarket, IP14 1NN.

Please contact Kelly on 07776 206 430 if your son/daughter is interested in joining the squad.

 

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Stanton Community FC Under-16 Junior Reds are a new squad forming at Stanton.

They are looking to add to the team for next season. Players will need to be in school Years 10/11 from September.

Training will be Friday evenings from 6.30pm, with matches being in the Norfolk Combined League One on Sunday mornings. 

For more information, please contact Keith Grinling on 07384 579687 or email grinlingk@gmail.com

 

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Claydon Under-14 Girls are looking for experienced players to join their established and friendly girls’ squad.

They are currently U14s but will be U15s for the 2024-25 season. Players must be current Year 8/9 going into year 9/10. 

They are due to finish second in the league and looking to strengthen the squad. 

Trials will be held in June. Games are played Sunday mornings and training Wednesday evenings 7pm-8.30pm. 

Contact Kerry on 07825 333026 for more information and to book your space. 

 

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Stowupland Falcons Under-9 Girls are a new team on the lookout for one or two new players to join their enthusiastic current school Year 2 and 3 Wildcats as they graduate into team football for the 2024-25 season in September.

Ideally a little football experience is preferred, and the team also needs someone who might like to share Goalkeeper duties.

Training commences with head coach Mark on June 1st and will be held on Saturday mornings at Stowupland throughout the summer, with midweek evening training from September.

Fixtures will be played on Sunday mornings in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s Football League.

Please contact Jez Birt on 07868 926545 or email stowuplandfalconswildcats@gmail.com

 

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Trimley Red Devils Girls next season’s Under-12s are looking for extra players for their team.

They play in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth League on Sundays.

The team train on Fridays from 5pm-6pm.

For further information, please contact Chris West via email Chriswestpersonal@gmail.com 

 

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Witnesham Wasps FC Under-10s (U11s next season) are holding trial sessions for potential new additional players as they progress to 9-a-side football next season.

They have heavily invested in the Youth aspect of the club in the past season and this team benefits from 4G winter training facilities and a new ‘home pitch’ for next season at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich. 

This season the club have provided football opportunities to over 150 children and next season, will have at least two men’s team in situ, allowing a full pathway to adult football.

There will also be five new youth teams coming on board, so it’s an exciting time to be part of the Wasps!

Please contact Chairman@witneshamwaspsfc.co.uk or visit the club’s website www.witneshamwaspsfc.co.uk and review the contacts page for more information.

 

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Wildcats Felixstowe in partnership with Trimley Red Devils FC welcome new players.

Session are held on Tuesdays from 5pm-6pm at Seaton Park in Felixstowe.

All girls aged 5-11 years are welcome.

For further information please contact Chris West via email Chriswestpersonal@gmail.com 

 

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Lavenham Youth FC Under-11s require an experienced goalkeeper for next season when they move to U12s.

The team currently play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

Training is on a Wednesday evening from 5.45pm-7.15pm at Lavenham Recreation Ground.

 

For further information, please contact Lee Bannister via email leebannister@hotmail.com

 

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Trimley Red Devils next season’s Under-16s are looking for players to add to their team as they prepare for the 2024-25 season.

They play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings and train on Wednesdays from 7.15pm-8.15pm.

For further information, please contact Chris West via email Chriswestpersonal@gmail.com

 

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AFC Kesgrave Ladies are looking to add some additional players for the new Suffolk Girls' & Women's Football League Premiership season.

Any ladies who are over 16 of all abilities and ages and looking to get involved or for a change are welcome.

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

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

AFC Kesgrave Ladies are a young and exciting ladies’ team - a really fun-loving bunch of ladies who love having fun and playing football.

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

 

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Wildcats Saxmundham Girls in partnership with Saxmundham Sports FC welcome new players.

Sessions are held on Tuesdays from 5pm-6pm at Saxmundham Primary School.

All girls aged 5-11 years are welcome.

For further information, please contact Chris West via email Chriswestpersonal@gmail.com 

 

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Kesgrave Kestrels Under-13 Girls (U14s for 2024-25) are looking for a player to join their very successful and talented team of girls, as they prepare to move to 11-a-side.

Having won the SGWFL League and League Cup during the 2022-23 season, the girls have already retained their league title and are through to the League Cup final.

Any player must either be in Year 7 or 8 at school (academic year 2023-24) and available for training on a Thursday evening, 7pm to 8pm, at Kesgrave High School.

Previous playing experience, be it with another team/club or as part of a school team, is preferred.

Matches are on Sunday mornings.

If interested, please contact with Mark on 07518 740187 or email mark.lay@sky.com

 

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Hadleigh United FC current Under-10s have two established local teams with a great group of current players.

They are moving up to 9v9 next season and are looking to add a couple of players to the squads to play at a competitive level every week.

The team currently train on Wednesday nights 6pm-7pm in and play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings both in Hadleigh.

They are looking for committed, enthusiastic, experienced players with match experience to aid the team’s development going forward.

Open training sessions are being held from next week in Hadleigh, contact the below for details.

If you are currently school Year 5 and want to get involved, please get in touch by contacting Ross on 07989 960261 or ross_hadleighFC@outlook.com

 

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Bacton United 89 Ladies’ FC are looking to strengthen their team for next season.

They are looking for players who are 16 and over who have previous experience in playing for a team. 

Matches are on Sundays at 2pm in the Suffolk Girls' & Women's League Championship and training is on Wednesdays at 7pm.

If you are interested, please get in touch with Charlotte on 07584 498941.

 

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Capel Plough FC Under-16s require players for next season.

They play in the Ipswich & Suffolk league on Sundays, usually kicking-off at 10.30am.

They train on a Thursday evening 6pm-7om at Capel.

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

 

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Witnesham Wasps Under-8s are looking new players (including a goalkeeper) for next season as they go into Under-9s (7 a-side football). 

Players need to be aged 7 or 8 (not turning 9 years old before September 1st 2024).

Experience of playing football for a team would be a bonus, but not a necessity.

Training sessions are on a Thursday evening, with matches on a Saturday morning in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

If you are interested in attending training for a trial, please contact Paul Boast on 07786 652841 or via email paul.boast@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Hadleigh United are looking for players for next season as they move into 11-a-side football.

They will be Under-13s for the 2024-25 season, currently in school Year 7.

The committed, competitive and friendly team play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

Training is on Tuesday evenings.

If your child is looking for a new challenge please make contact with Rob on 07825 136168 or email firman.robertjack@gmail.com

 

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Brooks Hall Rovers FC are a newly-formed men’s adult football team playing on Saturday afternoons, looking for players aged 16 and over. 

They will start training on Thursday, April 25th 2024 from 7pm at Dumbarton Road Recreation Ground, Ipswich IP4 3JP to get a team together ready for the new season. 

As a club with a Christian ethos, they welcome players of all ages and abilities to attend.

Please contact Mark on 07504 504313 for more details or just turn up on the day.

 

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Coplestonians Lions Under-12s are opening trials for next season's transition into 11-a-side football as under-13s. 

They are currently in Division Two of the Suffolk Youth Football League and are looking for players with a good attitude to form a strong squad.

They play matches on Saturday mornings and train on Monday evenings.

Please contact Ben Willis on 07727 116604 or email Ben.willis@visiondpc.co.uk 

 

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Ipswich Valley Rangers Whites Girls’ Under-15s are looking for one or two players to join their well-established, fun and enthusiastic team of girls ready for next season going into U16s.

If you are going into school Year 11 next year or Year 10 and feel capable of playing up a year give the team a call. 

Any outfield position will be considered. Trials will commence from April 17th and will be over the course of a few weeks to get a good view of fitting with the team.

If you think you would love to be part of this journey, contact either 

Janine (assistant coach) on 07921 556035 or Rachael (admin) on 07940 485626 or club Chair Paul Bailey via the club’s Facebook page.

 

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Coplestonians Under-10s Tigers require new players for next season going to U11s when they will be playing 9v9.

They play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings, with home matches at Copleston High School.

Training is on a Monday evening from 6pm-7pm at the same venue.

If interested, please contact Terry Blanchard on 07554 932116 or email Terrysblanchard@googlemail.com

 

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Whitton United are looking for enthusiastic, committed players to join their club ages from U7-U10s for next season.

Matches are played on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League and training will be on an evening to be decided.

For more information, please contact Maxine on 07557 550363.

 

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Kesgrave Kestrels Under-10 Blues are an established team with a great group so far offering a friendly welcoming environment.

They are moving up to 9v9 next season and are looking for up to four additional players to join their journey of growing and developing players up to a competitive level week on week.

The team currently train on Thursday night 7pm-8pm and play in the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings, with home matches at Kesgrave High School.

Current match experience would be required to aid the team’s development going forward.

Trials are available immediately with all positions considered with a view to sign on once this season comes to a close.

If you are currently school Year 5 and want to be a part of this promising journey, please get in touch by contacting Ricky on 07801 903383.

 

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Stowupland Falcons Under-13s Girls team are looking for a couple of additional experienced players as they prepare to move up to U14s in September.

Training is on Wednesday evenings and matches are on Sunday mornings in the Suffolk Girls' & Women's Football League.

Please get in touch with manager Karl on 07917 106626 for more information.

 

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Woodbridge Town Whites Under-10s Girls are looking for players for next season.

After a successful first season they are looking to strengthen the squad for 9v9 matches.

They currently play in the Suffolk Girls’ & Women’s League U10 on Sunday mornings.

Currently home matches are played at Kingston Field, but they are moving to U11s next season when home games will be played at Melton. 

If interested, please contact Wayne on 07732 879626.

 

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Coplestonians Lions Under-10s are recruiting for new players, including a goalkeeper, for next season when they transition to 9-a-side football. Players will need to be in current school Years 4-5.

They are a great group of boys who play with a lovely style and play in the top development league - the U10 Stour Division of the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Training takes place on a Wednesday evening on the new 4G pitch at Inspire Suffolk and home games are at Copleston High School.

If interested, please contact Josh Leech on 07934 642641 or email Josh.leech@btinternet.com

 

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Ipswich Exiles Under-11s are actively looking for new players to join their team for next season.

They currently play in the Under-11s Stour Division of the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

They are looking for new players to join their already talented and friendly group.

The team are looking to have trials at training sessions which are held at Bourne Vale Sport & Social Club on Tuesday nights 6pm-7.30pm.

Please contact Alex Hammond on 07823 774424 or email via alexdhammond@gmail.com if interested in coming along for a trial.

 

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Martlesham Youth Under-13 Girls - A new team for 2024-25 - are recruiting players of any experience (Year 8 in September 2024).

The first open training sessions are running on Thursdays from 6.30pm-7.30pm at Martlesham Village Green, starting on Thursday, April 4th.

Matches will take place on Sunday mornings.

Please contact Chris Jones on 07747 465503.

 

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Bury Town Rams Under-14s are looking for new players with experience of competitive football to strengthen their current squad going into next season 2024-25 as U15s (school Year 10 in September). 

The team are currently playing in Division One of the Suffolk Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

Structured training sessions are held on Monday evenings from 6.15pm to 8pm in Bury St Edmunds, with experienced coaches.

The team will be holding open trials on a date to be confirmed, but if you would like to come along to the remainder of this season’s training sessions, to meet everyone and see what the team are about, prior to trials, please get in touch with Graeme Oakes with details of your playing experience and age on 07903 508401 or via email graemeoakes80@hotmail.co.uk

 

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Kesgrave Kestrels Orange Under-13s are looking for committed, enthusiastic, experienced players, who may be looking for more game time, to strengthen their team for next season. 

They play in the Suffolk Youth Football League Division Five on a Saturday morning.

 

Training is on Mondays from 7pm-8pm. 

All positions considered. If interested, please contact Tom on 07743 557928.

 

 

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Whitton United Under-11s are looking for a goalkeeper and outfield players to bolster their squad for next season as they move on to competitive football.

They are a great bunch of players with a really attractive style of play. 

Training is on Tuesdays at 6pm at King George Playing Field on Old Norwich Road in Ipswich and games are played on Saturdays in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

If interested, please contact Ryan Tweed via email ryanpsnetwork1991@gmail.com


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To recruit to next season’s Cornard Dynamos Under-13s Girls football team (current school Year 7), Cornard Dynamos are hosting an Open Training Session on Saturday, March 30th at 9.30am at Blackhouse Lane CO10 0NL. 

Please feel free to pop down if you’re interested or give Lisa MacDonald a call on 07938 512849 if you have any questions. 

 

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Ipswich Vale Exiles Under-13s are looking for a goalkeeper to join their existing group of friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic players. They must have previous experience in goal.

The team train on Monday nights and play games in the Suffolk Youth Football League Division Three on Saturday mornings.

Ideally, they could train with the team and join in with their summer team activities this season, so they are ready to go as the team go into the 2024-25 season as under-14s.

If interested, please contact David Gilson on 07895 615975 or Steen Rozier on 07874 184282.

 

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Shotley Rangers YFC Under-10s are looking to recruit a goalkeeper plus four or five outfield players as they move to 9-a-side for next season.

Any potential candidate should be currently in school Year 5.

Training is on Thursdays from 6pm-7pm at Main Road, Shotley.

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

If interested, please contact Gareth on 07827 819681 or email Garethholder8@gmail.com

 

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Kesgrave Kestrels Town Under-8s are looking for an additional goalkeeper to join their existing group of friendly and enthusiastic players.

Ideally, they will be someone with experience of playing football for a team before. Position is to join the team in their weekly training sessions and friendly games with a view to joining the team permanently next season as they transition to 7-a-side.

They will need to be aged 7-8 (not 9 years old before September 1st 2024).

The team train on Wednesday evenings at Kesgrave High School between 5pm and 6pm and play home games in the Suffolk Youth Football League on a Saturday morning at Millennium Sports Ground, Kesgrave.

If you are interested or have any questions, then please contact Sam Jones on 07903 797479 or email samolij1@icloud.com

 

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Walsham-le-Willows Wanderers FC Under-10s are looking for a goalkeeper with experience of competitive football to join their team as they move forward to 9-a-side next season.

Any potential players must be in the current school Year 5.

Training is every Monday at Walsham-le-Willows FC and they will play in the Ipswich & Suffolk Youth League on Sundays.

Please contact Matt Green on 07545 871794 or email mattgreendesign@iCloud.com


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Achilles Flamingos Girls FC (Under-10s) are looking for one or two players to join their established team, currently playing on Sundays in the Suffolk Girls & Women’s league, as they look towards moving to 9-a-side next season.

Players must be in current school Year 5, and previous match experience would be preferred.

Training takes place on Thursdays at St Joseph’s College from 6pm-7pm and home games are played at Copdock & Old Ipswichian Cricket Club and Village Hall.

The Flamingos are a very friendly, welcoming and enthusiastic bunch of girls.

If you are interested, please message Dan Falvey on 07583 116091 or email dan@falveyfamily.co.uk

 

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Chantry Grasshoppers Sky Under-11s are looking for a couple of reliable players, ideally with prior match experience, to join an already established friendly and welcoming U11 team.

Players will need to be current school Year 6.

 Training is every Monday evening 7pm-8pm in the Chantry area with matches being played on Saturday mornings in the Suffolk Youth Football League.

Home matches are played at Gainsborough Sports Centre.

 If interested and for more details. please contact Ian on 07851 268417 or email idbarber@hotmail.co.uk

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