Women's Football

Women's Football

Opportunities to get involved in local female football

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No matter what your age, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in Women's football.

Female football is growing exponentially across Norfolk and is the biggest women's team sport in England - and you can get involved too.

There are so many ways for girls and women to join in, no matter what your age or ability level, and you can find out more below.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01603 704050
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By email: Harry.Diggens@NorfolkFA.com


Youth football is from U7 – U16. The FA has increased the age limit on mixed football to U18’s making football even more accessible for females across the county. Women’s football starts at the age of 16 and you’ll see that there are a number of different provisions available to suit the modern day lifestyle.

The Norfolk Women’s & Girls Football League are unique and is the sole provider for female teams in Norfolk, starting from U10 through to U16 they have 89 female teams entered across 11 different leagues.

The NWGFL also has a strong adult provision catering for the 30 ladies teams entered this season, consisting of a Ladies 7-a-side league and a three tiered 11-a-side leagues.

Check out their website: www.nwgfl.info, visit them on Twitter: @NWGFL or contact Annette Champion the General Secretary on nettichamps@gmail.com for more information.

There are plenty of teams all over the county - use our 'Find Football Near You' tab below to locate your nearest team.

The 2017/18 season will see three Norfolk female adult teams play out of county football. 

  • Wymondham Ladies FC will play in the Eastern Region Women’s Football League Division One North. Follow them on Twitter: @WymondhamLadies
  • Acle United Ladies FC remain in the Eastern Region Women’s Football League Premier Division. Follow them on Twitter: @AULFC_Official
  • Norwich City Ladies FC is our third team playing out of county, playing in the FA Women’s Premier League South East Division One. Follow them on Twitter: @NCFCLadies

Ladies 5IVES

Norfolk FA Ladies 5IVES is a fantastic league for women aged 16 and above.

5IVES improves your fitness and gives you that little extra on a Monday evening as your friends get together to enjoy 40 minutes of football. For more information contact Adam Gusterson on Adam.Gusterson@NorfolkFA.com.

Girls Small Sided Programme

The Norfolk FA Girls’ Small Sided Programme is designed to bring together different secondary schools to play regular football in a friendly and competitive environment. For more information please contact Harry.Diggens@NorfolkFA.com.

General Enquiries

Wanting to start football for the first time? Or how about dusting off those boots and getting back into playing? There is something out there for you - for further support and information please do not hesitate to contact Harry.Diggens@NorfolkFA.com.

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