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Nottinghamshire has 31 Adult Female Football Teams that play within affiliated leagues along with casual football opportunities.

Teams represent from the Nottinghamshire Girls and Ladies league to the East Midlands Women's Regional League and up to the FA Women's Premier League.

Links to the league websites are;

Nottinghamshire Girls and Ladies League

East Midlands Women's Regional League

FA Women's Premier League

Get In Touch

Michelle Marshall

By Phone: 01159837400 (9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:

michelle.marshall@nottinghamshirefa.com 

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As well as structured formalised football we also have recreational offers where the focus is purely around fun, friends, fitness and flexibility.

  • Female Football Fives 
    (5 aside) league that takes place on Monday evenings at Rushcliffe Leisure Centre, there are two divisions to cater for the more and less experienced creating opportunities for all.
  • Soccercise 
    Every Tuesday 6:45-7:45, Carlton Forum Leisure Centre. £3.50 per session Contact- Carlton Forum Leisure Centre for more details 01159872333
  • Beeston Bees Just Play 
    Every Tuesday 20:00-21:00, Beeston Bees Just Play football session. Chilwell Olympia. £3 per session. Social informal football aimed at women of all ages and abilities. Its all about having a go at this relaxed session. Please wear shin pads and bring a drink. Equipment provided Contact: Call 0115 9173333 for more details.
  • Kimberley Women’s Just Play 
    Every Friday 20:00-21:00, Kimberley Women Just Play football session. Kimberley Leisure Centre. Contact- Ken Bonnington kevbono@msn.com
 Creating A Safe Environment

We are committed to ensuring everyone involved in football across Nottinghamshire is able to do so in a safe environment, by providing FA Safeguarding Children Courses and Welfare Officer Workshops as well as bespoke best practice and Resect workshops in Clubs and Leagues, which will raise awareness of suitable behaviour and more importantly, highlight how to report concerns within football.

We also carry out validation visits at clubs and league venues to ensure good practice is taking place and that safeguarding commitments are being met.

If you would like any guidance or advice on creating a safe environment in your club please contact Julia Crone Designated Safeguarding Officer on Julia.Crone@nottinghamshirefa.com

Getting The Right People Involved

We work with all Clubs and Leagues to ensure that any individual in a role that involves teaching, mentoring, training or supervising on a regular basis carries out an FA Criminal Record Check.

If you are a volunteer within a club that has youth teams, your first point of call should be your Club Welfare Officer. Your Club Welfare Officer will be able to help you start your CRC as well as complete the verification of documents required as part of the CRC process.

If you are a referee and need to obtain or renew a CRC, you will need to contact Marc Birkett or Melissa Burgin on 0115 983 7400 to get you started. You will need to be able to provide the documents you wish to use to us in order to complete the verification process.

With these measures in place, along with the option of completing an FA Safeguarding Children Workshop, we can help keep football safe, not sorry.

Creating Clear Systems

It is vital that there are clear reporting systems in place in football to ensure that any poor practice or safeguarding concerns are investigated properly.

Each Club and League with a junior section needs to have a qualified Welfare Officer in place in order to complete the affiliation process. They will then be the point of contact for poor practice concerns.

If the concern is more serious than poor practice or it is outside of football, then you can contact Julia Crone, Designated Safeguarding Officer or a relevant statutory agency.

 

Everyone has a responsibility to report any safeguarding concerns #FOOTINTHEDOOR

 
FAQs

You can play ladies football as soon as you turn 16 years old.

Currently you can only play within mixed football up to U18.

Use the map below to see where there are teams near you. Alternatively contact Leanne Woodhead at Nottinghamshire FA who will be able to assist you with this.

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