Get involved with FA Wildcats Girls' Football Centres

Have fun, make friends, play football.

The FA Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres provide girls with regular opportunities to play football and take part in organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created exclusively for girls. 

The sessions take place on a weekly basis, either after school or at weekends, subject to the local organiser. They will provide a safe environment where girls with no football experience can; have fun engaging with sport, develop fundamental skills, try a variety of sessions, learn new things and create foundations for a lifelong love of sport.

Each Wildcats Centre will be run in conjunction with local County FAs and utilising qualified coaches and local facilities to offer girls a location nearby where they can get involved.

Within the East Riding during 2020 we will be running 14 Wildcats Centres across the County through a number of local grassroots clubs and local organisations.

This year Wildcats Centres will be by the following clubs/organisations: 

  • AFC Skirlaugh 
  • Cottingham Rangers 
  • Elloughton Blackburn JFC 
  • Fulford Football Club 
  • Gilberdyke Phoenix Football Club 
  • Helserton JFC  
  • Hessle Rangers FC 
  • Hornsea Sporting JFC 
  • Howden AFC 
  • Hull City Ladies Football Club
  • Kingswood United 
  • Pelican Park Community Trust 
  • Stamford Bridge JFC 
  • Tigers Trust 

For more information on the Wildcats Centres and to book a place at a session near you click here. 



Kirsty Leake 

Women and Girls Football Development Officer

07920 047705




Wildcats sessions are fun, enjoyable and a great introduction to football. They are aimed at those who may have never played football before, so if your daughter hasn't played before this a great place to start. 

The sessions are structured to accommodate the beginner girl and develop fundamental movements and give a fantastic fun introduction to football. We have had girls attend the sessions within the County that had never kicked a ball before and after the attending a Wildcats Centre, they are now enjoying playing football weekly, some have gone on to join a team they enjoyed it that much. Some just love to come to the Wildcats Centre sessions every week and have fun and make friends.

We have 14 Wildcats Centres for 2020. Centres are being run by clubs and organisations, so there will be a Centre near you. They are run at accessible venues. Wildcats Centres this year are being run by; AFC Skirlaugh, Cottingham Rangers FC, Elloughton Blackburn JFC, Fulford FC, Gilberdyke Phoenix FC, Heslerton JFC, Hessle Rangers FC, Hornsea Sporting JFC, Howden AFC, Hull City Ladies, Kingswood United FC, Pelican Park Community Trust, Stamford Bridge JFC and Tigers Trust.

The Centres within the East Riding are run by local Charter Standard Clubs, and local community organisations. All coaches and volunteers at the Centres hold the relevant qualifications and a valid DBS check and are providing a fun, safe place for girls to give football a go. 

The cost of the sessions varies in the East Riding, from £1 to £3. 

Come in comfortable clothing (and weather appropriate clothing) wear trainers and always bring a drink.

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