Football is one of Northumbria’s biggest sports with opportunities to play at any level! Football is also one of Northumbria’s Focus sports with a great reputation, both the Men’s and Women’s 1st teams compete in a high level BUCS league. We also have Men's 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th teams as well as Women's 2nd and 3rd teams entered in to BUCS.

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. 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.

Available Football memberships in 2023/24: 

"TRAIN"  Men's Membership - £75 

This membership offers regular coached sessions for players wishing to improve their skills and play small sided games on a weekly basis.

Fridays 20:30 - 22:00  Coach Lane 3G


“COMPETE”  Men's & Women's Squads available - £200 

This membership offers regular coached sessions and includes opportunities to take part in BUCS fixtures. In additional to our focus 1st PERFORM teams, we also have Men's 2nd-5th squads and Womens' 2nd and 3rd teams entered in to BUCS this year. COMPETE memberships can only be purchased following successful squad selection during our Big Week of Sport. If you are interested in joining any of the COMPETE squads but missed the chance during BWOS you'll need to contact the Head coaches, listed further below.

All sessions delivered on Coach Lane 3G pitches:

Mens 2nd:   Mondays 17:00-18:30  and  Thursdays  18:30-20:00

Mens 3rd:    Tuesdays 20:00-21:30

Mens 4th:    Tuesdays 20:00-21:30

Mens 5th:    Fridays 20:30-22:00

Womens 2nd:     Mondays 20:00 - 21:30  and  Fridays 17:00-18:30

Womens 3rd:     Mondays 20:00 - 21:30  


“PERFORM”  Our Focus Sport 1st teams.

Perform memberships are determined by the Head Coach of each sport through the Focus Sport Scholarship applications received prior to the season starting. (See Student Athletes tab for more information). All Perform squads are now full for 2023/24 season.    

Men's 1st:  Mondays 17:30-19:00  and  Thursdays  18:30-20:00   

Women's 1st:   Mondays 19:00-20:30  and  Fridays  17:00-18:30   


"INTRAMURAL" Football Leagues

Football Leagues are a great way to get involved with football while at University. These student only leagues provide the perfect balance between social and competitive football, for students with any level of experience, ensuring you create life-long memories with your friends while also competing for your very own piece of Northumbria Sport silverware. Our offer is split into two with students able to access both Full Academic Leagues and Single-Semester Leagues. More information on our INTRAMURAL offer can be found here with the following options available:

Annual Leagues: £50pp  (Available in 5-a-side, 7-a-side, 11-a-side formats)

Single Semester Leagues: £25pp  (Available in 5-a-side, 7-a-side formats)

Training Dates:

Semester 1: 02.10.2023 - 11.12.2023

Semester 2: 08.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Semester 3: 15.04.2024 - 29.04.2024

Key Contacts

Head of Football & Women's 1st Team Coach: Michael Havelock

Men's 1st Team Coach: Derek Forrest

Men's Club President: Ben Milburn

Women's Club President: Mollie Smith


The Football club is supported by Northumbria Sport's Club Development Officer Mollie Smith.