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 (2023/24)

SectionDayTimingStart DateEnd DateExcludes
U6-U14Sunday09:00 to 14:0010 Sep 202324 Mar 202429 Oct, 17-31 Dec, 11 Feb
U16Wednesday18:00 to 19:306 Sep 202327 Mar 202425 Oct, 20-27 Dec, 3 Jan, 14  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. See guidance on Equipment Required for juniors sessions.

Junior Training Times

Age GroupTeam ManagerTraining TimeWeekdayTraining Venue
Mixed U6/U8To Be Confirmed9:00 to 10:30SundayTiffin Girls' School
Girls U10Andrew Eggleston9:00 to 10:30SundayTiffin Girls' School
Girls U12Deborah von Wittgenstein10:30 to 12:00SundayTiffin Girls' School
Girls U14Nigel Edwards9:30 to 11:00SundayKGS Ditton Field
Girls U16Deborah von Wittgenstein18:00 to 19:30WednesdayTiffin Girls' School
Boys U10Joanna Adams9:00 to 10:30SundayTiffin Girls' School
Boys U12Manuel Turnes10:30 to 12:00SundayTiffin Girls' School
Boys U14Joanna Adams9:30 to 11:00SundayKGS Ditton Field
Boys U16Fergus McCarthy18:00 to 19:30WednesdayTiffin Girls' School
Junior goalkeeper specific training will be once a month, time & venue to be confirmed, otherwise they train with their age group. Please contact Deborah Von Wittgenstein as coordinator.