UoM Sport


Football at UoM

The University of Manchester has a Tier 1 status as part of the FA's University Football Development Hub initiative and is one of eight national Women’s High Performance Centres in conjunction with MMU.


About

We have a proud football history and offer extensive footballing opportunities for all students.

Through our partnership with the FA, we aim to expand our current football provision both within the University and the wider community through both playing and workforce opportunities, to find out more about this partnership please click here.

Key news and events

  • We are delighted to announce we will be continuing as an FA University Grassroots Hub until 2021! This will allow us to continue with local groups to develop football in the Manchester community, utilising our world class facilities!
  • We have now finalised plans for the 2018/19 revamped Women's Kickaround League, which is now very student focused. Click here to find out more.
  • Pre-registration for the ISSL 11-a-side league, Campus Futsal League and new Women's Kickaround League can be done here
  • Our Football Leadership Programme is back, click here to find out more
  • All trialling information is released below

Timetable of all football programming


Trial Dates:

Men's Football:

Time and Date:

Friday 21st September | 11:00 - 18:00

Sunday 23rd September | 14:00 - 18:00

Venue:

Armitage Centre

Register:

Please email ummfctrials2018@gmail.com specifying which day you would like to attend

Women's Football:

Time and Date:

Monday 24th September | 19:00 - 22:00

Wednesday 26th September | 13:00 - 15:00

Friday 28th September | Team sorting session | 18:00 - 20:00

Venue:

Armitage Centre

Register:

Please fill out this form and you will be emailed your trialling slot. Contact adrienne.kuster@hotmail.com if you have any questions

Men's Futsal:

Time and Date:

Sunday 23rd September | 13:00 - 19:00

Venue:

Sugden Sport Centre

Register:

Please fill out this form

Women's Futsal:

Time and Date:

Sunday 7th October | 13:00 - 15:00

Venue:

Sugden Sport Centre

Register:

Please fill out this form.


Performance

Our highest level of participation, the performance level is for dedicated and talented players who are looking to represent the university in our Athletic Union teams which compete in BUCS.

We are proud to have:

For students looking to play competitive football outside of the University, we are linked with Old Mancunians AFC who are based at the Armitage Sports Centre.

Recreation #purpleatheart

Our recreation level provides footballing opportunities for those who want to play on a regular basis in a social environment. Working alongside community partners, we aim to provide a competitive level for everyone.

  • Men’s Football Campus League 11-a-side
  • Men’s Futsal Campus League
  • Women’s Kick About League in association with Manchester County FA
  • Student Soccer League

Sporticipate Women's Football

Would you like to try out football? Or have you played football before but haven’t played in a very long time? Are you staff member and can’t find people to play with? Then Sporticipate football is for you!

The university offers FREE football sessions for both students and staff at The University of Manchester!

Register

Once you sign up, you can also try out other sports for free, with over 60 hours of free sport available each week!

Sporticipate Football is run throughout the academic year. We will have register lists at each of the sessions and will provide footballs. Just bring along some shoes and have a bottle of water to keep you hydrated and we shall see you soon!


Football Leadership Programme (FLP)

As part of Sports Volunteering Scheme and the Manchester Leadership Award, we are looking for students who have an interest in working in football, are interested in coaching and officiating qualifications and who are passionate about delivering football programming.

We currently have a range of opportunities in the FLP. For more information, look at our role descriptions below and check out our coaching and refereeing opportunities.

If you are interested in the FLP opportunities or require more information, please contact Martin Cropper.

Alternatively, please register and search through our Sports Volunteering Scheme.

Contact us

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The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Purple Door opposite the Students' Union

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