Girls enjoying warm-up activities

The FA Girls’ Football Week next week

The FA Girls’ Football Week, which will run from 6-12 November, is a national campaign to engage as many girls as possible in football.

The campaign will help to achieve The FA’s aim of doubling the number of females playing football by 2020.

Over 130,000 girls took part in sessions delivered in schools, universities, colleges, clubs, community groups and other organisations across the country in 2016.

During FA Girls’ Football Week the whole country will gear up to encourage football activities for girls, which can include playing, training or just simply learning more about the beautiful game.

Organisations can register their on-going activities as part of the week, or maybe even start something brand new to kick-start girls’ football. It’s a great chance to recruit new players and volunteers.

Many of the activities delivered during the week are based on The FA online guides, which provide guidance on ensuring all activities are fun and safe for everyone involved, maximizing enjoyment and minimising risk.

To get involved please register your FA Girls’ Football Week activity. Once registered you will have access to resources to support you!

The follow organisations and activities are registered to take place in Sussex:
• Longhill School - Inter-school tournaments
• University of Sussex - variety of activities throughout the week for students
• Uckfield Grasshoppers - open session at club for existing and new girls to attend
• University of Brighton - variety of activities throughout the week for students
• Loxwood Football Club - open session at club for existing and new girls to attend
• Worthing College - open session for younger girls to attend
• Chichester College - Festival and open club session for college students and open sessions for younger girls linked with Chichester City Ladies and Girls
• Ardingly College - after school session for the prep school girls to attend

For further information about The FA Girls’ Football Week please contact The FA:

The FA

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