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UoP Community Football Club

Explore UOP CFC which offers girls and boys the opportunity to play regular football against local teams

The University of Portsmouth Community Football Club (UOP CFC) offers girls and boys the opportunity to play regular competitive football against local teams. Our student coaches are FA qualified, focused on developing players technically, physically, psychologically and socially.

We have the following teams in our club for 2019/20:

  • U10 Girls
  • U11 Boys
  • U12 Girls
  • U12 Boys
  • U13 Boys
  • U14 Boys
  • U15 Boys
  • U15 Girls

Playing and Training


Training takes place every Thursday during term time, at Langstone Sports Site.


Fixtures take place on Saturday mornings, with the boys teams competing in the Mid Solent Youth League, and the girls’ teams competing in the Hampshire County Girls League.


Membership to the University of Portsmouth Community Football Club is £25 per month, payable by direct debit. This covers training sessions, league and cup fixtures, and your playing kit.

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Club coaching philosophy

Our primary focus is to deliver engaging, innovative coaching within a player centred, positive learning environment that our members immerse themselves in. All age groups follow their own specific year round syllabus which enables us to compartmentalise the players learning into distinct learning blocks, with a focus on a particular theme for example 1 vs 1 attacking. All sessions are based on the Football Associations ‘Four Corner’ model our coaches give when planning your son or daughters technical/tactical, psychological, physical and social development. We firmly believe that every child should have the right to play football and in turn enjoy being able to develop to the level their ambition desires. We aim to support your child in achieving this by creating a positive, fun, safe and player-centred learning environment.

The Portsmouth Football Pathway

The Portsmouth Football Pathway is a collaboration between Soccer Scholar Academy and the University of Portsmouth Community Football Club. We offer opportunities for young children to play football recreationally and competitively, while providing exit routes in coaching and education. We aim to ensure players have additional options outside of their playing ambitions. SSA offer weekly recreational sessions for 2 – 11 yr olds, and cater for those who want to play competitive football through their U7s – U10s teams, while UoP manage teams from U11s – U16s and also have a focus on getting girls into football.

If you are looking for football opportunities in an age group that UOP CFC don’t cater for, please contact Laura who will be able to put you in contact with the right person.

Contact information

If you would like your child to get involved with the club, please contact Shannon (for children between 2 – 11 years old) or Laura (for children between 11 – 16 years old).

Laura Grubb

UOP CFC Club Secretary
+44 (0)77 6690 0222
Contact for information on registration, subs and general enquiries.

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