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 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:

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.

There is also opportunities to book teams onto our Leagues programme which consists of a 7 & 11 a'side competition internally ran by Northumbria Sport out of Coach Lane (7 & 11 a'side) all at a fee of £20.

For more information on getting involved please contact our Club President or Head Coach.

Big Week of Sport 

Football are pleased to offer a taster session for all those students that wish to try the sport before joining the club. Places will be limited in line with NGB and government guidance so please keep an eye on Northumbria Sport and the clubs social media sites for information on how to book on. The sessions will take place on the following date and times. 


Monday 28th September 2020  |  17:00-18:30  |  Coach Lane - FULL (no more emails)
Monday 28th September 2020  |  18:45-20:15  |  Coach Lane - FULL (no more emails)
Wednesday 30th September 2020  |  12.15-13:45  |  Coach Lane
Wednesday 30th September 2020  |  14:00-15:30  |  Coach Lane
Wednesday 30th September 2020  |  15:45-17:15  |  Coach Lane
Friday 2nd October 2020  |  17:00-18:30  |  Coach Lane
Friday 2nd October 2020  |  18:45-20:15  |  Coach Lane


Monday 28th September 2020  |  20:30-22:00  |  Coach Lane

Club Costs

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

  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (BUCSM1) | £100
  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (BUCSM2/3) | £70
  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (M Development) | £70
  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (7/11-a-side Leagues) | £20
  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (BUCSW1) | £125 (Includes Futsal)
  • Football Club Semester 1 only price (BUCSW2/3) | £75 (Includes Futsal)

Looking to purchase your membership now? Please follow the link below and complete all fields required:

Training Times & Venues

Monday - 18:45-20:15 Coach Lane 3G M1
Monday - 17:00-18:30 Coach Lane 3G M2/M3
Friday - 17:00-18:30 Coach Lane 3G Development 

Tuesday 18:00-20:00 Coach Lane 3G 7-a-side
Wednesday 11:00-15:00 Coach Lane Grass Pitches 11-a-side

Monday - 20:30-22:00 Coach Lane 3G W1
Monday - 20:30-22:00 Coach Lane 3G W2 
Friday - 18:45-20:15 Coach Lane 3G W3

Key Contacts

Men's Head Coach: Derek Forrest

Men's Club President: Nathan Marshal

Women's Head Coach: Becky Langley

Women's Club President: Ellen Packham

Leadership & Volunteer Opportunities 

Want to use your love of football to develop emplyable skills and gain vital real industry experience? Visit our Leadership & Volunteer opportunities for Football and other roles