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THE CHILD FOCUSED FOOTBALL CLUB!

JOIN US IN THE 24-25 SEASON. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

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Teams

OUR CHILDREN'S FOOTBALL TEAMS
For 2024-25 season

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U6 Little League

Our introduction level for young footballers wanting to take the next step in their journey. Our private little league consists of 4 SZ teams.

Training

Wednesday 5.30-6.30pm

Match Day

Friday 6-7pm

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U7-U15s

For young footballers who have decided football is their main hobby! Two x 1hr training sessions per week and matches on Saturday mornings.

Training

Monday/Wednesday 6-8pm

OR

Tuesday/Thursday 6-8pm

Match Day

Saturday mornings

What makes us specia

WHAT MAKES OUR CLUB SPECIAL?

Here at SZ United FC we want to make your child's first football team a lifelong memory where they will make friends, develop as a footballer at their own pace, and enjoy a football environment that is centred around children and NOT adults 💭

⭐️ We believe that the right football team environment will have a long lasting effect on your child's long term development as they grow into adulthood - teaching togetherness, how to be confident and most importantly teaching great social skills ⭐️

📍 Top facilities - training home ground

⚽️ Train twice per week + matches on weekend

💻 Easy monthly payments

⭐️ Partnership with an Italian Serie C club

🙂 Syllabus designed to improve footballers, teamwork, and social skills 

👍 UEFA Qualified senior management team

⏩ Player pathways supporting your football journey no matter your ability

💙 A focused activity for your child to be part of long term

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About Us

MORE ABOUT OUR CLUB!

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TRAINING GROUND

We train at two nearby venues:

 

📍Monks Hill Sports Centre

Farnborough Avenue

South Croydon

📍Royal Russell School

Coombe Lane, Croydon, CR9 5BX

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HOME GROUND

Our home ground is located at:

Beddington Park Cricket Club

Church Road

Wallington, SM6 7NH

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PRO CLUB PARTNERSHIP

We are the only club in the UK to be partnered with an Italian SERIE C football club, Catania Football Club Lab!

This partnership provides exciting opportunities and experiences for our players under their pro guidance, and opportunities to train overseas.

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UEFA MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our senior management team; Ashley Thomas, and Valentino De Luca are both UEFA B licensed coaches who design and implement our programme to the entire club.

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CATANIA FC LAB 
EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP ✅

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We are exclusively partnered with Catania FC in the Serie C to provide some amazing opportunities and experiences for our footballers.

All of our players receive the following:

⚽️ Coaching by Catania FC coaches once per season

⚽️ Exclusive 3 day intensive football clinic coached by Catania FC coaches

⚽️ Opportunity to attend an international camp in Italy with players from around the world

⚽️ An opportunity to enjoy an exclusive SZ United camp in Italy

PLUS

Our managers and coaching team receive:

✅ A coach development evening led by their professional coaches

✅ Regular online webinars and CPD's

 

It is an exciting time to be part of our club as we offer opportunities others simply can't!

Staff

Does Your Club Have This Experience Leading It?

We are passionate about making a difference in children's lives through football! The club has been built through everything we have learnt through our own experiences growing up playing, and years of coaching children!

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ASHLEY THOMAS
CHAIRMAN / FOUNDER

Ashley is the founder of our children's focused football club.

 

His goal is to create a positive child focused football environment where children can thrive!

 

A Uefa B Licensed coach, passing this course at the young age of 20, his experience includes working for Fulham FC Academy with their u9s and u10s, and Chelsea FC in their foundation department.

 

As well as managing and overseeing our football club, he is also the Director of Croydon's biggest football programme; Skillz UK Ltd.

His day to day operations in the club include working closely with our Academy Manager to implement improvements and the direction of the club. 

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Ben Smith
ACADEMY MANAGER

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