Our men's football club
UEL's Football Club is one of UEL’s larger clubs, consisting of three teams all competing in BUCS. The club consists of players and staff passionate about the game with a real emphasis on success recognised by the club's rich trophy cabinet.
As one of UEL’s focus sport the football club are recognised as having high level athletes within their first and second team. The men’s football teams are highly respected clubs within the University and their continued hard work to fundraised, for their club as well as local charities is recognised University wide.
Our UEL Football Club have also experienced fantastic opportunities to compete abroad through our recent visit to Malaysia in 2014 and China in 2016.
UEL Men’s football team have a variety of coaches across the 3 teams bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Ryan Gordon, 1st team coach oversees the coaches, ensuring all footballers at UEL have the best possible experience and receive high quality coaching.
UEL is proud to host their home games on the show pitch at the fantastic Hackney Marshes facility. Training takes part on a Monday evening between 5pm and 7pm on the 3G pitch at West Ham memorial; a two minute walk from West Ham train station.
UEL's Docklands campus is also home to our £21m SportsDock facility where students can train on our outdoor football pitch or indoor futsal arena, and our gym facilities.
As a football scholar you have the added benefit of our specially built scholars gym based in our Aqua East facility at Docklands.
Facilities and Training
As a fully paid member of the men’s football club every player gains access to our fantastic coaching programme and the membership fee covers all playing kit, player insurance, match day travel, facility hire and referees fees.
The club run a number of social events throughout the year. In 2017 the club ran a fundraising match and social event on campus, raising a brilliant £482 for Richard House Children’s Hospice.
We are also proud to announce that our football programme has completely free access to the UEL Sports Therapy Clinic. This clinic is staffed by the talented students of the UEL Sports Therapy BSc and provides Sports Massage and basic injury assessment/rehabilitation programmes and treatment for all fully paid members. To book simply contact SportsDock reception.
Join this club
We welcome players of all levels, so why not give it a try.
We welcome players of all levels, so why not give it a try
After playing professionally, I wantedLaim McDevitt , Men's Football 1st
to gain a University qualification while
still playing at a high level. This is
why I chose UEL!