Our women's football club
At UEL we pride ourselves on the quality of our focus sports clubs, and the Women’s Football Team is no exception. The women’s football programme at UEL has been created to ensure success on the pitch through great team spirit, work ethic and developing talent with a fantastic group of coaches.
We welcome players of all abilities and have some of the best coaches in London to ensure you develop as a player regardless of your level. All coaches on the programme hold a UEFA B coaching licences or higher, and attend both UEL practice and all Wednesday matches in BUCS competition.
Training sessions take place twice a week at Royal Docks Community School on their new 3G surface, which is easily accessible with a 5 minute DLR ride from our Docklands campus. Training sessions are currently scheduled on Monday at 7.40pm to 9.40pm, with changing facilities available on site.
Matches take place at Hackney Marshes football ground; a short ride by public transport from both our Docklands and Stratford campuses. The Hackney Marshes club house offers full changing facilities and a bar area for post-game celebrations.
Training and Facilities
As a fully paid member of the women’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.
From this year players can also gain off peak time (before 4pm) access at our SportsDock MUGA pitch for extra practice, free of charge.
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.
Clinics run three days a week (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday) during term time. To book, contact SportsDock reception on 020 8223 6888.
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