See the Herts Youth Inclusive Football program of events below for 2020/2021
Affiliated Football Clubs across Hertfordshire work together to run Inclusive Match Day Tournaments for club inclusive teams, Football Festivals and Fun Days for young players, boys and girls, aged 6-16 and 16-25, with a disability and/or additional needs.
Inclusive Football Festivals & Football Fun Days are run to encourage new players and for existing players to enjoy skills and mini matches for fun. Mentors from existing teams are there to help and encourage new players when they first come to an event for the first time. All abilities welcome. Siblings and player’s friends are also welcome to join in.
Herts Youth Inclusive Football also have an U13 and U16 team which is set up to take players to various premiership tournaments and also to enter HYIF tournaments. So if your team doesn’t have enough players there is still a chance of playing in the tournament.
Important notes: For all events, all teams and players must be pre-registered direct with the organiser of the event. Player details are held on a secure system via Watford FC CSE Trust for registration at Inclusive football events only and details are never shared or used for any promotional campaigns or any other use. All players, parents, carers need to follow the latest COVID-19 guidance provided by the event organiser and club.
All players should have a parent/carer/supervising adult with them at each event unless agreed that another adult/carer will have responsibility for the child/young adult. Herts Youth Inclusive Football cannot take responsibility for your child/young adult at any time.
For safeguarding reasons, photography at Herts Youth Inclusive Football events is not permitted. Only approved event photographers can take photographs of players. Photo permission forms from players should be completed before an event so that photographs can be used on social media and for public relations purposes relating to inclusive football only. For safeguarding reasons, do not take photographs of other children at events or upload them to social media.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, we are continuing to follow the guidance from the Government and the FA. In partnership with Watford FC CSE Trust, we have worked hard to plan some friendlies in line with the guidance which are being held at the Watford FC Training Dome. We are continuously reviewing the situation and will resume tournaments and events when the guidance allows and when it is safe to do so.
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Please continue to follow government guidance, stay safe and take care.
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Watford FC CSE Trust Talent Hub starting January 2021
The Talent hub is for 7 – 16 years old players who have:
• Cerebral Palsy (Male)
• Deaf and Partially Deaf (Male and Female)
• Partially Sighted Players (Male)
Watford FC CSE Trust Disability Kicks sessions
For 8-16 year olds.
Mondays 5-6, Meridan Community Centre, Watford, Herts
Sessions must be pre-booked in line with COVID-19 guidelines. Please contact Jodie.Whitford-Stark@watfordfc.com for the link to the booking page.
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Herts FA, Disability Referee Workshop – please keep in contact with Herts FA as to when these will run.
Herts FA, Inclusive Football Coaching Course – please contact us or Hertfordshire FA to be kept informed about the next course.