Thorne Colliery will be hosting FA backed Wildcats football sessions for girls from the end of April.
The SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centre, at the Welfare Ground, Moorends, will provide girls from the surrounding areas with regular opportunities to play football.
The sessions are aimed at girls aged 5-11 and will take place on a weekly basis on Saturday mornings, providing a safe environment where girls can try football for the first time.
Thorne Colliery are joining forces with the Spartan Football Academy to deliver the sessions. On Saturday 28 April, two Disney princesses – Rapunzel and Belle from Beauty and the Beast – will be at the Welfare Ground to meet the girls.
SSE and the FA hope the initiative will inspire participants to engage with football, meet new friends, develop fundamental skills, learn new things and create the foundation for a lifelong love of football.
Kelly Simmons, FA Participation and Development Director, said: “Since the launch of SSE Wildcats we have seen great enthusiasm from the girls taking part to continue learning and playing football. The centres have proved a huge success and we are pleased to be able to considerably grow the size of the initiative in 2018, offering a much higher percentage of girls across the country the opportunity to enjoy football in a safe and inspiring environment.”
The sessions will take place from 10am-11am at Moorends Welfare Ground, Grange Road (DN8 4NA). Starting weekly from Saturday 28 April, the first session is free and then £2 per session thereafter.
To register or for more information call Darren on 07563 076867 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org