Girls' and Women's Football
Pro Game Academy (PGA)
Trails for the PGA will take place at the beginning of June.
Expression of Interest to attend trails are open for the 23/24 season, please follow the link below:
U21s - Born between 1st September 2006 and 31st August 2003 (Starting School Year 12 in September 2023)
U16s - School year 10 or 11 in September 2023
U14s - School year 8 or 9 in September 2023
Emerging Talent Centre (ETC)
Southampton FC is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a licence to operate a new Girls’ Emerging Talent Centre.
Training will take place at Goals Southampton on Tuesday evenings between 5.00pm – 6.30pm, or indoors at Testwood School at 5.00pm – 6.45pm on Wednesday evenings.
Players can register using the link below. Talent ID sessions are on Wednesday 17th August.
Register for a Talent ID session
Selected players will then be invited to attend the ETC, non-selected players will be offered alternative sessions run by the Southampton FC Global Team.
Aimed at 5-13 year olds, Saints Soccer Schools offer exceptional value for money, and the opportunity for young players to improve their skills through a structured and enjoyable coaching programme devised and delivered by experienced and FA qualified coaches.
Saints Foundation delivers Coaching Centres on Saturday and Sunday mornings, for both boys and girls aged 5-13 years. The sessions are delivered by our experienced, FA-qualified coaches and sessions will cover topics from the Saints Foundation Curriculum which includes passing, receiving and turning, finishing, 4v4 small-sided games and a tournament on the last week of the course.
Find out more information by clicking here.
Advanced Coaching Centres
Saints Foundation delivers an Advanced Coaching Centre for boys and girls across Hampshire.
The Girls’ Advanced Coaching Centre has a direct link to the Girls’ Regional Talent Club, whereby participants will be tracked and recruited through the Advanced Coaching Centre.
There are opportunities available for girls to play within school – contact your PE department.
Hampshire County Schools Football Association also provides an opportunity of representative football for females from the age of 14 years.
For further information, please visit their website or contact Hampshire Schools FA via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether you have played football before or are new to the game, many clubs within and around the Southampton area offer girls football, or an opportunity to play mixed football. For further details on how to find a club please contact Flo Lunn or utilise the links below:
The Football Association and SSE have teamed up to launch a new initiative, SSE Wildcats, designed to inspire girls aged between 5-11 to be involved in the sport.
SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Clubs will provide girls with regular opportunities to play football and take part in organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created exclusively for girls.
To find your nearest Wildcats please email email@example.com.
Within Hampshire there are many opportunities for teams to play girls football, please see below links for relevant leagues:
Hampshire Girls Youth Football League
Southampton & District Girls Football League
Isle Of Wight Saturday Girls Youth Football League