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City Youth in the Community

  • Half Term Coaching Camp Success over 280 attend of the week.

    City Youth FC - February Half Term Coaching Camp Success Over the February Half term St Albans City Youth FC held is Coaching Camp for youngsters at Nicholas Breakspear School. This year’s camp, with the coaches coming from the clubs Young Coaches programme saw over 280 taking part of the five days, a great time was had by all. The club also hosted a Herts FA Level 1 Coaching Course with 18 coaches attending plus a Junior Sports Leaders Course… Read more
  • Alan Moorhouse (City Youth Trustee) visits Zambia

    City Youth FC Trustee charity visit to Zambia St Albans City Youth Trustee Alan Moorhouse has recently returned from a charity visit to Lusaka, Zambia, where a number of surplus and used St Albans City Youth kits, and kits provided by charity KITAID, were donated to local communities and youth football clubs in the Lusaka area. The visit was organised by Baraka Community Charity. The visit was inspired by an earlier trip to Gambia in West Africa… Read more
  • Presentation Day Images available to Purchase

    Spread the word City Youth Presentation Day Images available at www.oomph-creative.co.uk All of the images from Sundays City Youth Presentation Day at the Alban Arena are now available at www.oomph-creative.co.uk , click on St Albans City Youth Presentation Day, enter your email and enter password sacy2016 you can then purchase your pictures. Spread the word that Oomph photographed the Presentation Day on Sunday to help raise money for the club!… Read more
  • George Walker Memorial Trophy Matches 2016

    George Walker Memorial Trophy Matches 2016 Presentation of the Cheque for £510 to the Crohns and Colitis Charity. Picture St Albans City Youth Under 12 Girls v Hoddesdon Girls FC Every year we give a number of our teams the opportunity to play at Clarence Park (Thanks you St Albans City) as part of the George Walker Memorial Trophy match programme. This year we had 12 teams taking part in 6 matches, these games also help to raise around £500 for… Read more
  • Saints and City Youth Partnership obtain £40k Grant

    Saints and City Youth Partnership successfully obtain grant to continue its community project The Football Conference Trust will be providing a £40,000 Grant to help St Albans City FC and St Albans City Youth Community FC deliver a £64,000 Community Project over the next two years in the St Albans District. The Project will encourage more young people to take part in a multitude of sports (not just football) and join local youth groups. The… Read more
  • City Youth Kit donated to Tanzania School

    City Youth parent Heidi Bailey contacted us earlier in the year and told us about the Mtimmoja Primary School in Tanzania that she and he collegues from 'Action For Charity' would be visiting during their 'Cycle Africa' event in October. The club donated a full set of City Youth shirts, shorts and socks to the School. As you can see from the pictures the children loved the new kit. Click to open image! Click to open image! Click to open image!… Read more
  • St Albans & District Sports Awards 2015

    The Annual St Albans & District Sports Awards Presentation for 2015 took place at the Sandpit Theartre. It turned out to be a fantastic evening for the club with recognition awards being presented to the clubs young coaches, Tom Ward, Ben Kelly, Matt Dodds, Sean Ellingham, Emma Tammaro and Mike Slater. The Clubs head of the Girls Section Sarah Kropman was also named as the winner in the Volunteer (over 21) Catogory (Well done Sarah, well… Read more
  • Opening of the New Cotlandswick Sports Centre

    St Albans City Youth Community FC were invited to take part in the grand opening of the new Cotlandswick Sports Centre sited in London Colney. The St Albans City Disability team were chosen to perform the task. Team Manager Ben Kelly said "The lads enjoyed meeting Ray Parlour, Sky Sports Pundit and former Arsenal player, then trying out the All Weather Pitch. The Centre has set the All Weather Pitch up in a series of smaller units so we… Read more
  • School Assembly Programme kicks off at Skyswood

    St Albans City Youth in the Community re-started the St Albans School Assembly Programme in partnership with St Albans City FC. Ben Kelly, Manager of the St Albans City Youth FC Disability Section, was able to describe his life experience this summer where he represented Special Olympics Team GB in USA. After overcoming a number of challenges Ben brought the Gold Medal back to St Albans and showing it off to the pupils. Ben said "There was… Read more
  • Press Release - New Club Apprentice

    New Club Apprentice We are pleased to announce that the new St Albans City Youth Club Apprentice is Tom Davison. Tom joins us following his school education at Verulam School and more recently at the Oaklands College SAFA Scheme. Tom will be in charge of a number of St Albans City Youth Community activities across the District and Young Coach Development. The St Albans City Youth Community Apprentice Scheme is supported by The Premiership and… Read more
  • Its Gold at the Summer Camp

    At City Youths Summer Holiday Coaching Camp at Highfield Park 134 young people came to applaud City Youths very own Ben Kelly who has just returned from the World Games in LA with his Team GB Gold Medal for 11v11 Football. Ben is a St Albans City Youth and Special Olympics athlete. He represented Team GB in the Special Olympics Football Team and they were unbeaten after 8 matches. In the final they drew 3-3, then extra time and after that the… Read more
  • St Albans City Youth Community FC receive £6,000 'Grow the Game' funding

    St Albans City Youth Community FC receive £6,000 'Grow the Game' funding. St Albans City Youth Community FC have been rewarded for giving more boys and girls the opportunity to take part in active sport and to represent St Albans. Grassroots football in Hertfordshire received a total of £48,000 in the form of Grow the Game grants from the Football Foundation. The grants will see the creation of 27 new football teams in the county, in addition to… Read more
  • Whitsun Holiday Camps 2015

    207 boys and girls attended our School Holiday Camps which was a St Albans City Youth FC Whitsun record. A big thank you to the Young City Youth Coaches who delivered the fun sessions for everyone in including "Singing in the Rain" on Friday morning.. We will back with 3 weeks of coaching in the summer, to book click here >>> Thanks also goes to The Premiership and PFA for their support through The Conference League Trust for supporting the… Read more
  • Wheathamstead enjoy the day at Clarence Park

    The lads from Wheathamstead enjoyed themselves at Clarence Park for the St Albans City FC v Wealdstone FC match despite the result. A large crowd meant that there was a good atmosphere throughout. Coach Andy Griffiths from Wheathamstead Wanderers was able to walk the lads round the pitch before the match, greet the players before kick off and then entertain the crowd at half time with a passing/shooting session. Andy said "The boys had a great… Read more
  • City Youth Easter Break - Coaching Camp Boys & Girls ages 5 to 13

    Easter Coaching Camp Week 1 of this years Easter Coaching Camp was a great success with 166 young people taking part, Week 2 promises to be even better, book now. To pre-book go to our booking site at www.cityyouthfc.co.uk/book Our holiday courses aim to be fun and educational and are open to boys and girls aged 5-13. Players of all abilities are welcome to attend. We offer prizes for player of the week, most improved player and for the person… Read more
  • Jess Everall in Rwanda with Football Futures

    Jess Everall presenting the St Albans City Youth Kit As part of the Football Associations ‘Football Futures’ Programme, City Youth Coach Jessica Everall went on the programmes trip to Rwanda in what Jess describes as “the most amazing experience of her life”. Jessica, who is now at the University of Derby said, “To go and meet the Rwandan leaders and the children in the schools and how welcoming they were to us and how willing to learn they… Read more