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Inspired by England? Here’s how YOU can get involved

If you want to get into women and girls’ football, we can help every step of the way.

With women’s football fever running high across the country as England return triumphant from WEURO2022, we’d like to remind all women and girls in Lancashire that there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved.

Regardless of your age, ability level or availability through the week, there is always an opening if you want to get involved in football.

A number of opportunities are listed below...


As an individual: 

If you’re interested in playing, you can find your nearest club, Weetabix Wildcats Centre or Squad Girls club below, by using your postcode: 


Opportunities to come and play 

Girls playing footballLancashire FA has over 8,000 women and girls playing football in clubs or recreational sessions across the county and thousands more who volunteer their time to support the game. Join them NOW! Please click on the links below for details. 

Foundation phase: 5-11 year olds

5- 11s - Weetabix Wildcats - Start your girls’ football journey having FUN. Join one of our 60 centres across the county. 

Youth Development Phase

12-14s - Squad Girls - Develop your Leadership skills using football. You lead the way. 13 centres are starting their journey soon. Keep a look out for how you can get involved.

Open Age Female 

16+ Female Recreational League - Never played/Just want to get fit, healthy and socialise? 100 females already do, join them today.

16+ Lancashire FA Women’s County League - Want to play competitively at an entry level? This is the opportunity for you. Join over 900 players currently involved.


Whatever your circumstance, you can always get involved so search for your nearest opportunity HERE 

Further opportunities: 

Don’t want to play but want to inspire the next generation? Search for your nearest club HERE 

There are opportunities to coach, organise or even volunteer behind the scenes. Lay the foundations for our next generation of Lionesses. Our clubs will support you in areas of education to support your role. 

Female referees: 

An assistant referee signals with a flagWant to help inspire the next generation on the field? Well every game needs a Referee and you can start that journey to be the next Emily Carney, who this year officiated on the FA Women’s Cup Final at Wembley. 

Find a course HERE

Start your journey here and join the 90 female officials across the county. 

Opportunities for clubs

Clubs and partner organisations now have further opportunities to help grow the game as both Weetabix Wildcats (5-11) and Squad Girls (12-14) are now open to applications throughout the Championships.

Applications and guidance for Weetabix Wildcats is HERE

Application and guidance for Squad Girls is HERE

For further support and information on open age or team development opportunities, you can email our Football Development Officer, Michael Nadal, on or contact 01772 624000


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