FC Battersea will play at the new council 3G pitch facility in Falcon Park, Battersea SW11 2PN. The ground is a 10 min walk from Clapham Junction train station. Parking is available on adjacent roads.
We will train at Battersea Sports Centre on Monday nights and at Falcon Park on Thursday nights. Both venues are floodlit. Twice weekly training is mandatory.
We will play in the Tandridge Sunday Youth Football League. For away games we will arrange for coach travel for the team. Typically, the Tandridge clubs play in Croydon and North Kent areas.
The Club plays in orange/black/orange. This is in honour of the great Dutch team of 1974 that brought Total Football to the world stage.
The cost per season is £150. Typically, 60% less than other local clubs. The fee includes: kit, away travel, refs, insurances and coaching/match days costs. If necessary, we have bursaries available at low cost upon request.
We receive generous support from our Gold Sponsor, Douglas & Gordon. This is supplemented by grants monies and donations.
Yes, we are affiliated to the London FA. We adhere to FA welfare and safeguarding polices. All Club officers and coaches are DBS checked. Our coaches also carry relevant First Aid qualifications. For full policy statements on welfare and the like please e-mail the club at firstname.lastname@example.org
No, the club is a ‘not for profit’ entity and registered at Companies House ref 11778144 (ie, ltd by guarantee). The Club officers are all volunteers.
To develop good players, we aim to give our Young People lessons in: finance, social media, sports psychology, team bonding, nutrition and cooking. Coaching will include other Sports to develop co-ordination/spatial skills. We will also liaise with a player’s School to confirm their focus on learning. As the Club grows, we aim to establish relationships with relevant foreign clubs, universities and the like to offer ‘life choices’ to our players. For those players that play into our Senior Team, our goal is to be semi-professional and play to a high level, incl of course the FA Cup.