Age Groups

Age GroupIdeal Squad SizeOrganisation Principles
Mixed U840Each child should be invited to play in 4 x 5-a-side tournament per season.
Mixed ability groups.
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U10
Boys U10
40 eachEach child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
To nurture talent, we will begin to stream the teams, with two squads (including a development squad).
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U12
Boys U12
40Each child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
Each child will be invited to play in the 11-a-side development league.
Girls U1440Each child will play in a 11-a-side league and there will be some 7-a-side tournaments.
Boys U144011-a-side league.
To nurture talent, we will stream the teams, with 1 ‘A’ squad.
Girls U16
Boys U16
30 eachInvited to play and train with senior sides as appropriate.
Saturday fixtures: 11-a-side senior league as a development squad.
Sunday league fixtures: 11-a-side U16 league.
Mixed U18N/AThese players are considered members of the senior club.
Teams for each tournament or match will be organised from each squad by the age-group coach. The coaches will review performance at training and in matches to select the appropriate teams for any specific tournament or match.

Junior Club Training (2021/22)

SectionDayTimingStart DateEnd DateExcludes
All JuniorsSunday09:00 to 14:0012 Sep 202127 Mar 202224 Oct, 19-26 Dec, 2 Jan, 13 Feb
U10-U16Wednesday18:00 to 19:3015 Sep 202124 Nov 202127 Oct
U10-U16Wednesday18:00 to 19:3012 Jan 202223 Mar 202216 Feb
New junior members should contact the membership secretary to enquire about joining the club as spaces are limited. The specific timings and venues for Sunday training will depend on the age group. Wednesday mid-week training sessions are at Tiffin Girls' School. Junior training on Wednesday will include goalkeeper specific sessions from 18:15 to 19:15. See guidance on Equipment Required for juniors sessions.

Junior Sunday Training Times

Age GroupAge Group CoordinatorCoachSunday Training TimeSunday Training Venue
Mixed U8Andrea ColeJamie O’Connell & Ben Symons9:00 to 10:30Tiffin Girls' School
Girls U10Aaron CrutchfieldJamie O'Connell & Ben Symons9:00 to 10:30Tiffin Girls' School
Girls U12Dave ToddSam Harwood-White & Phoebe Edwards-Lawrence9:30 to 11:00KGS Ditton Field
Girls U14Michael McCartanTamsyn Naylor & Fergus McCarthy11:00 to 12:30KGS Ditton Field
Girls U16Linsay NorthTamsyn Naylor, Fergus McCarthy & Nik Lunow12:30 to 2:00KGS Ditton Field
Boys U10Manuel TurnesJamie O’Connell & Ben Symons10:30 to 12:00Tiffin Girls' School
Boys U12Joanna AdamsJamie O'Connell & Ben Symons10:30 to 12:00Tiffin Girls' School
Boys U14To Be ConfirmedTamsyn Naylor & Fergus McCarthy11:00 to 12:30KGS Ditton Field
Boys U16Trish McLauchlanTamsyn Naylor, Fergus McCarthy & Nik Lunow12:30 to 2:00KGS Ditton Field
Mixed U18Sarah DaviesTamsyn Naylor, Fergus McCarthy & Nik Lunow12:30 to 2:00KGS Ditton Field