Football is one of Northumbria’s biggest clubs with opportunities to play at any level! Football is also one of Northumbria’s 6 Focus sports with a great reputation, both the Men’s and Women’s 1st teams won the league last year- the Women going on to complete the league and cup double!

There are many options for you get involved whether that’s playing competitively in BUCS, developing your skills or even just having a kick about with your mates.

Football offers:

  • 3 (Men’s) BUCS Teams and 3 (Women’s) BUCS teams
  • Development training session
  • On campus 5 a-side, 7 a-side and 11 a-side Football Leagues

It is important to note that Women’s Football and Futsal comes under the same banner and women’s membership includes Futsal too!

In terms of Futsal the Women have won BUCS gold a record 6 times and last year did one better completing the league and cup double. Again, breaking records becoming the first university to complete the Football and Futsal double double!

On top of all the fun you’ll have competing and training, you’ll enjoy a variety of social events organised by the club making it the perfect opportunity to play the sport you love while having a great time and making new friends.

Getting involved

Football is one our ‘BUCS WEEKLY’ clubs, so we hope to see you at Sports Fair on 25 September 2019 and sign up for a free taster/trial. There is also opportunities to book teams onto our Leagues programme which consists of a 5, 7 & 11 a'side competition internally ran by Northumbria Sport out of Sport Central (5 a'side) & Coach Lane (7 & 11 a'side) all at a fee of £50pp.

Club Costs

Teams that compete in BUCS will have training, travel and use of playing kit included in their membership fee.


  • Football 1st Team                          | £300
  • Football 2nd Team                        | £200
  • Football 3rd Team                         | £200
  • Football Development Training     | £50


  • Football 1st Team                          | £300
  • Football 2nd Team                        | £250
  • Football 3rd Team                         | £200
  • Futsal only                                    | £100


Training Times & Venues


  • M1 = Mondays 6.30pm-8pm, Coach Lane 3G
  • M2 & M3 = Mondays 5pm-6.30pm, Coach Lane 3G
  • Development Training = Fridays 5-7pm, Coach Lane 3G


  • W1 & W2 Football= Mondays 8pm-10pm, Coach Lane 3G
  • W3 Football= Tuesdays 5pm-6pm & Fridays 7pm-8pm, Coach Lane 3G
  • Women’s Futsal = Thursdays 12pm-2pm, Sport Central

Key Contacts

Men's Club President: Charlie Murphy

Men's Head Coach: Derek Forrest

Women's Club President: Georgia Gibson

Women's Head Coach: Becky Langley

Social Media

Twitter: @TNmensfootball

Instagram: tnwomensfootball

Twitter: @TNwomenfootball