Herts Youth Inclusive Football

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Award winning, Herts Youth Inclusive Football is a Community Group run by volunteers and representatives from affiliated football clubs across Hertfordshire.

26th March 2020 Herts Youth Inclusive Football – Corona Virus – COVID-19 Announcement

We hope everyone is safe and staying well. 

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we have taken the decision to cancel all tournaments, festivals and other events we are involved in for the rest of this football season.  

We are still taking guidance from the FA and we will keep you informed as to when we will be returning, however, the safety of our players and everyone involved in Herts Youth Inclusive Football is our priority. 

Our committee is having online meetings to plan for when we can return safely. We will all be even stronger when football comes back, but in the meantime, please take care and look out for each other.  

If you don’t already, please follow Herts Youth Inclusive Football on Facebook and @herts_youth on twitter as we will be sharing helpful information.

Please follow all the government guidelines and stay safe.

All the best from The Herts Youth Inclusive Football Committee.

Tracy Light, Secretary, Herts Youth Inclusive Football


Read our roundup for the 2018/19 season: HYIF Roundup 2018-19.

Two films about Herts Youth Inclusive Football here and here.

Herts Youth Inclusive Football organises regular Match Day Tournaments for inclusive teams to play matches and also runs regular Inclusive Football Festivals and Football Fun Days across Hertfordshire to encourage more players of all abilities to try football.   

Through our partnership with WatfordFC CSE Trust there are some fantastic opportunities for players throughout the season, including being chosen to play for Watford FC CSE Trust Inclusive or to play for Herts Youth Inclusive Football, and play against other premiership teams.  

Being involved with Herts Youth Inclusive Football gives players of all abilities the opportunity to play sport, make friends, have fun and enjoy other social activities linked to football.

Herts Youth Inclusive Football are committed to supporting players with a disability and/or additional needs to play football.  We also support clubs to start inclusive teams and provide advice and support to coaches and anyone else involved in Inclusive Football.

We continue to strive to grow Inclusive, pan disability football across Hertfordshire.  Please get in touch to find out more.

PLBT_Watford_030 Click here to watch the film about how Watford FC CSE Trust and the Premier League/BT Disability Fund in 2018/19 gave players from inclusive teams the chance to represent premiership clubs leading to a development pathway to play for the country.

Download the HYIF Booklet or click on the clubs page for more information about clubs in your area.

Herts Youth Inclusive Football is going from strength to strength and is continuing to look for sponsorship and other opportunities that would benefit the players.  Download our sponsorship PDF here; Herts Youth Inclusive Football Sponsorship

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Herts Youth Inclusive Football supporters include;

Watford FC Community Trust



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