Young Players
Young Players
Young Players
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As a Player, there are many opportunities for you to play our national game, whatever your age, gender, ability, race, culture or background. In addition to the introduction below, you can find out lots more useful information by selecting the 'Find A Club' tool opposite.

The Football Association has raised the age limit at which boys and girls can play football in the same teams to 18 years old.

There is no shortage of different forms of football for you to get involved in, from the small-sided game, such as Mini Soccer for young children taking their first steps in the game through to 9v9 (new transitional youth format) and on to the more traditional eleven-a-side game.

However you choose to enjoy playing football, there are over 100 clubs which contain over 400 teams that make up the membership of Hunts FA, each of whom are involved in regular league football. Hunts FA are committed to providing opportunities to play the game we all love in every community.

It’s never too late to start playing football, please check out the Find a Club locator opposite and contact a club near you, or if you would like some more advice contact the Football Development Team at our offices at or telephone us on 01480 414422

Opportunities to Take Part

FA Skills    5-11 years old

Looking for an after school activity for your kids? Check out The FA Skills programme: exciting football sessions designed for 5-11 year old girls and boys of any ability, run by professional FA coaches. Click Here or contact Matty Haniver, FA Skills Coach. Email:

Turn Up & Play    12-13 and 14-17 years old

Turn Up & Play coaching sessions are for girls and boys run by FA trained coaches. They help you develop your skills and your fitness. Whether you’re just starting out and need to learn a lot or you’ve been playing a while and just need to hone some skills.

Sessions - Click Here for details and how to take part or contact

Holiday Activities

Click Here for the latest Holiday Activities for children aged 5-11

Girls Football

To find out information on Girls Football Click Here

SSE Wildcats Girls' Football Clubs

The SSE Wildcats Girls' Football Clubs provide girls aged from 5 to 11 with regular opportunities to play football and take part in organised sessions in a fun, engaging and safe environment Click Here to find your nearest club

To find out information about the Cambridgeshire Girls League Click Here or contact

Disability Football

To find out information on Click Here or contact


Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced small sided football game that is widely played across the world and is officially recognised by both UEFA and FIFA. The nature of the game places a large emphasis on technical skill and ability in situations of high pressure, and is subsequently an excellent breeding ground for football competencies that can be translated into the 11-a-side format of the game. Click Here

Click Here to watch a video explaining Futsal

Sessions - Click Here for details and how to take part or contact:

Football Clubs

If you’d like to play regular, competitive football then a club is for you Click Here or contact Andy Coles, Football Development Officer for further information about what we do. Email:

Visit The FA website for more information to Take Part in Football Click Here