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St Albans City Youth FC - Working in the Community

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  • Chris Samways SADC Communbity Coach of the Year 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Chris Samways, City Youth Community Manager and Herts Sports Partnership Sports Officer has been named as Community Coach of the Year at the 2018 St Albans City and District Sports Awards. Chris has been with St Albans City Youth Football Club for a number of years, We are pleased to say that Chris is another product of the clubs young coaches programme. He is now one of the clubs two Community Managers,… Read more
  • City Youth Kit donated to Projects in Zambia

    City Youth Kit donated to Projects in Zambia Every year St Albans City Youth donate surplus football kit to worthy projects. This year City Youth Trustee Alan Moorhouse arranged for some surplus City Youth Kit to be sent by Container to Zambia. Once there, thanks to our friends at the Baraka Community Partnerships ( Andrew Tembo and Cosmas Phiri). It has been distributed on to schools and communities across the country from Maamba in the south… Read more
  • St Albans City Youth FC Celebrating Refugee Week

    St Albans City Youth FC Celebrating Refugee Week In celebration of Refugee week, St Albans City Youth FC played a friendly match against a group of young refugees (Wednesday 20th June) now living in St Albans. St Albans City Youth FC’s Community and Apprentice Manger, Chris Samways, has been coaching the group for the past 6 weeks after originally meeting the group earlier in the year at the Herts Welcome Syrian Families Youth Group meeting.… Read more
  • Coerver Play Like the Stars Roadshow

    Hi Guys, We're really pleased to let you know that we will be heading to St Albans City Youth FC during the up-coming 2018 Summer holidays to deliver two exclusive Play Like The Stars Roadshow events for club players! As an official Coerver® Partner Club, St Albans City Youth FC have the opportunity to host two roadshow events per season, with a team of Coerver® national coaching staff visiting to work with club players. This really is an… Read more
  • St Albans City Youth FCMay 18 Coaching Camp web1

    May Coaching Camp 2018

    May Coaching Camp- Football Fun for Boys and Girls aimed at 5 to 13 year olds Online Week Booking £40 - Online Day Booking £12 - Turn up on the Day £15 29th May to 1st June 2018 To book, goto www.cityyouthfc.co.uk/book We now use Paypal as our payment system, please be aware you DO NOT NEED a Paypal account to pay using Paypal, just follow the instructions. Our holiday courses aim to be fun and educational and are open to boys and girls aged… Read more
  • Annual Coaches Charity Match 2018

    On Wednesday 11th April, following another successful day at the clubs Easter coaching camp, a range of coaches from City Youth came together to play an in-house match! Young coaches, parent managers, disability section, senior and ladies section coaches all came together to form two teams & attempt to use all that coaching knowledge to tactically outwit each other… One side was managed by Bradley Bennett, a senior coach at the club for over 4… Read more
  • February Coaching Camp - What a Week

    This year our February Half term Coaching Camp was, once again, a great success. Held at Nicholas Breakspear on the 3G Astro, the coaches (all are the product of the City Youth Young Coaches programme) supervised all those attending over the five days of the camp. Numbers for the February Camp continue to grow with over 200 attending over the week. Our next camp will be over the Easter Holidays, dates to be confirmed shortly. A big thank you to… Read more
  • Sam Merson and Sammy the Saint visit Colney Heath School

    As part of the ongoing work to promote healthy and active lifestyles in the district, St Albans City co-owner, Lawrence Levy, first-team player Sam Merson and Club mascot Sammy the Saint went to Colney Heath Junior Mixed Infant school on Monday to deliver an assembly to encourage local children to eat healthily, be more active and work together. This is one part of St Albans City and its partner, City Youth’s continuing programme to support the… Read more
  • Summer Coaching Camp 2017 - Brilliant

    This Summers City Youth Coaching Camp, held at Highfield Park was one of the best attended in the history of this special event. The camp, held over three weeks, saw total numbers hit in excess of 900, some children even attended every day of the three week camp. Special thanks must go to Sam, Chris and Julius and to all the St Albans City Youth Coaches for making these camps a continued success. The City Youth coaches who help run the event are… Read more
  • Half Term Coaching Camp Success over 280 attend of the week.

    City Youth FC - February Half Term Coaching Camp Success Over the February Half term St Albans City Youth FC held is Coaching Camp for youngsters at Nicholas Breakspear School. This year’s camp, with the coaches coming from the clubs Young Coaches programme saw over 280 taking part of the five days, a great time was had by all. The club also hosted a Herts FA Level 1 Coaching Course with 18 coaches attending plus a Junior Sports Leaders Course… Read more
  • Alan Moorhouse (City Youth Trustee) visits Zambia

    City Youth FC Trustee charity visit to Zambia St Albans City Youth Trustee Alan Moorhouse has recently returned from a charity visit to Lusaka, Zambia, where a number of surplus and used St Albans City Youth kits, and kits provided by charity KITAID, were donated to local communities and youth football clubs in the Lusaka area. The visit was organised by Baraka Community Charity. The visit was inspired by an earlier trip to Gambia in West Africa… Read more
  • Presentation Day Images available to Purchase

    Spread the word City Youth Presentation Day Images available at www.oomph-creative.co.uk All of the images from Sundays City Youth Presentation Day at the Alban Arena are now available at www.oomph-creative.co.uk , click on St Albans City Youth Presentation Day, enter your email and enter password sacy2016 you can then purchase your pictures. Spread the word that Oomph photographed the Presentation Day on Sunday to help raise money for the club!… Read more
  • George Walker Memorial Trophy Matches 2016

    George Walker Memorial Trophy Matches 2016 Presentation of the Cheque for £510 to the Crohns and Colitis Charity. Picture St Albans City Youth Under 12 Girls v Hoddesdon Girls FC Every year we give a number of our teams the opportunity to play at Clarence Park (Thanks you St Albans City) as part of the George Walker Memorial Trophy match programme. This year we had 12 teams taking part in 6 matches, these games also help to raise around £500 for… Read more
  • Saints and City Youth Partnership obtain £40k Grant

    Saints and City Youth Partnership successfully obtain grant to continue its community project The Football Conference Trust will be providing a £40,000 Grant to help St Albans City FC and St Albans City Youth Community FC deliver a £64,000 Community Project over the next two years in the St Albans District. The Project will encourage more young people to take part in a multitude of sports (not just football) and join local youth groups. The… Read more
  • City Youth Kit donated to Tanzania School

    City Youth parent Heidi Bailey contacted us earlier in the year and told us about the Mtimmoja Primary School in Tanzania that she and he collegues from 'Action For Charity' would be visiting during their 'Cycle Africa' event in October. The club donated a full set of City Youth shirts, shorts and socks to the School. As you can see from the pictures the children loved the new kit. Click to open image! Click to open image! Click to open image!… Read more
  • St Albans & District Sports Awards 2015

    The Annual St Albans & District Sports Awards Presentation for 2015 took place at the Sandpit Theartre. It turned out to be a fantastic evening for the club with recognition awards being presented to the clubs young coaches, Tom Ward, Ben Kelly, Matt Dodds, Sean Ellingham, Emma Tammaro and Mike Slater. The Clubs head of the Girls Section Sarah Kropman was also named as the winner in the Volunteer (over 21) Catogory (Well done Sarah, well… Read more