We are delighted to confirm our inclusion in the FA Youth Cup for the 2021/22 season.
For the first time in the club’s history, we will feature in the competition that was founded in 1952 and features 610 teams from around the country.
The squad for the competition will be made up of our development squad and our newly formed academy.
Warren Hemmingway, Development Squad & Academy Manager said: “We are extremely proud to be part of the FA Youth Cup. Experience in this competition provides our players with a terrific springboard into semi-professional football. Those joining our academy will benefit from training daily, this will offer us every chance of success in the competition. What does success look like; well for us experience, excitement & promotes teamwork as this squad will represent us both this season & next.”
We will enter the competition at the preliminary round stage. Ties will be played on week commencing Monday 30th August 2021.
The club’s academy & development squad teams will play a pre-season friendly against each other on Saturday 31st July, 3pm kick-off at the Harry Williams Riverside Stadium.
Anybody not yet registered can do so on our website and to view the facilities on the day & meet the coaches.