Girls Teams

Girls Football sessions for girls aged 5 to 11 each Tuesday evening from 6pm until 7pm on Widemarsh common.

New players welcome.

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Girls teams at Hereford Lads Club:

Gifted girls bring soccer success to Hereford

The reputation of Hereford Lads’ Club may be spreading in the football world – but that’s thanks to its ‘lasses’.
The club’s under-10 girls’ team carried off this year’s FA National Futsal title, regular player Amy Bradley has just been award-ed a contract with top club Chelsea and the county FA has recognised the work of the coaches working with the girls with awards to two of them.
The under-10s success came at Birming- ham where a hat-trick from Georgia James and a goal from Ceira Wheeler gave them a 4-1 final victory over Blackpool-based side St. Anne’s. The well-earned trophy followed wins inthe county and regional finals.

There was a memorable 3-1 winover a team from Tottenham at the national event where they won their group before beating Swindon Spitfires by the same score to reach the final.

The quality of the girls’ play has certainly excited their coach, Jamie Wright, who believes there are more good things to come from the young team. “We have a phenomenal girls’ section,” he says. “There are in excess of 100 girls training on a weekly basis at Widemarsh Common. It’s just gaining momentum.”

The Futsal success is sure to encourage more girls to try their skills and with the club’s strength across the age ranges they will not be short of role models. They might even dream of following in the football boots of Amy Bradley, who’s just won a two-year contract with Chelsea Ladies u19 academy. She’s moved to Lon- don where she’ll attend college and train each day at Chelsea’s Cobham training facilities.
Jamie also has a more personal reason for pride – he was named Coach of the Year at the Herefordshire FA awards where
he was described as ‘a real driving force behind girl’s football in the county’ who’d made an outstanding contribution to this area of the game.
At the same event, the Young Volunteer of the Year Award went to Amy Wright from the Lads Club. She coaches up to 20 girls on a weekly basis and supports the other Young Leaders on the Football Futures
Programme as well as some of the work of the Herefordshire Girls League by coaching at the U8 Get into Football sessions.