Football is one of Northumbria’s biggest sports 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 compete in a high level BUCS league. 

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:

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.

Club costs: 

Teams that compete in BUCS will have coached training sessions, access to strength and conditioning sessions, travel and use of playing kit included in their membership fee.


Football M1 - See focus sports

Football M2 - £200

Football M3 - £200

Footabll M4 - £200 

Football Development - £75


Football W1 - See focus sport 

Football W2 - £200

Football W3 - £200

For those wanting to compete in BUCS you should attend a trial session, should you be successful you will be given a BUCS card. You should take this to reception to purchase your Football Club (BUCS) membership.

Training Times & Venue

Venue: Coach Lane 

Football M1's/M2's:

Monday: 18:30 - 20:00 

Thursday: 20:00 - 22:00 

See focus sport for fixed S&C times (M1's) 

Football M3's/M4's:

Monday: 17:00 - 18:30

Thursday: 20:00 - 22:00

Development Football Mens

Friday: 17:00 - 18:30 

Football W1/W2: 

Monday: 20:00 - 22:00 

Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00 (Futsal - included in women's membership)

See focus sport for fixed S&C times (W1's)

Football W3/W4:

Friday: 18:30 - 20:00 

Thursday: 12:00 - 14:00 (Futsal - included in women's membership) 


Key Contacts

Men's Head Coach: Derek Forrest

Men's Club President: Aiden Rutledge

Women's Head Coach: Michael Havelock

Women's Club President: Kacie Wordingham