Community Clubs

Take part in regular competitive football

The Foundation Community Clubs offer young people aged six upwards with an opportunity to become part of a team, training weekly and playing in organised football competition as part of the Russell Foster Youth League.

Although the Foundation Community Teams are financially independent from the Foundation of Light and each of our teams are coached by volunteers, the teams are strictly governed and volunteers are selected by a committee including the Foundation Community Club Chairman, Head of Coaching and Managing Director of Delivery at Foundation of Light.

Foundation Community Clubs are proud members of the FA's Charter Standard Programme which is designed to raise standard in grassroots football in areas such as child protection, quality coaching and implementation of the FA's RESPECT Programme.

Coaches are a minimum of FA Level 1 and hold up to date DBS and first aid qualifications.

Weekly training sessions take place at Sandhill View Academy and the games programme takes place at various venues across the North East. 

If you would like your child to join one of our Foundation Community Clubs please contact



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